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bump

noun

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1 a small rounded mass of swollen tissue
  • that's a nasty bump on your arm where you hit the table

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2 the act or an instance of bringing to a lower grade or rank
  • the bump was punishment for insubordination

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3 a forceful coming together of two things
  • I felt the bump of the other car, but there was no damage to either vehicle

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bump

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bump (Entry 2 of 2)

to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • that police officer bumped into me and should have apologized

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The first known use of bump was in 1533

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“Bump.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bump. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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