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bulk

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Synonyms and Antonyms of bulk

  1. 1 the largest part or quantity of something <agriculture makes up the bulk of the country's economy> Synonyms majority, generality, lion's share, mass, preponderanceRelated Words plurality; maximum, most; abundance, heap, loads, lot, much, oodles, plenty, profusion, reams, scads, wealthNear Antonyms couple, few, handful, smattering, sprinkling; least, minimumAntonyms minority

  2. 2 the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts <the cookie lost a few crumbs, but the bulk of it remained> Synonyms brunt, body, chief, core, generality, heft [archaic], main, mass, staple, weightRelated Words majority; aggregate, amount, entirety, quantum, sum, sum total, total, totality, whole; bottom, essence, essentiality, marrow, meat, nature, pith, quintessence, root, soul, stuff, substance; center, heart, hub, kernel, middle, nucleus, nut, seat; affair, argument, burden, crux, focus, gist, nub, pitch, point, purport; matter, motif, subject, text, theme, topicNear Antonyms accessory (also accessary), adjunct, appendage, extension, offshoot; component, constituent, element, ingredient; division, part, piece, section, segment; angle, aspect, facet, feature, quality, side

  3. 3 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something <due to its bulk, we were unable to get the television set into the backseat of the car> Synonyms {h,1}size, dimension, extent, magnitude, measure, measurement, proportionRelated Words area; capaciousness, commodiousness, roominess, spaciousness; ampleness, amplitude, bigness, bulkiness, enormousness, grandness, greatness, grossness, heftiness, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, largeness, mass, massiveness, monstrousness, stupendousness, tremendousness, vastness, volume, voluminousness


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