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bunch

noun

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1 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
  • that bunch goes out to lunch together every Friday

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2 a number of things considered as a unit
  • bought a bunch of grapes

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3 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • a small bunch of people were sent to clean up the place

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4 a part that sticks out from the general mass of something
  • a bunch in the blanket

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5 a considerable amount
  • I have a bunch of thoughts on the matter, so grab a notepad

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bunch

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Synonyms & Antonyms of bunch (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the dress bunches a bit at the waist

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2 to gather into a closely packed group
  • the slow service caused the customers at the pick-up counter to bunch up

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“Bunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bunch. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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