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lumber

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lumber

  1. tree logs as prepared for human use a huge amount of lumber will be needed to build the house Synonyms of lumber wood, timberWords Related to lumber beam, brace, pile, post, ridgepole, sill, splint, stake, stave, stick; bar, billet, block; cordwood, firewood


lumber

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lumber

  1. 1 to move heavily or clumsily the elephant lumbered through the jungle Synonyms of lumber barge, clomp, clump, flog [British], flounder, galumph, lump, plod, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, slog, slough, stamp, stomp, stumble, stump, tramp, tromp, trudge Words Related to lumber drag, flop, haul; blunder, careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter, waddle, weave, wobble (also wabble) Near Antonyms of lumber drift, float, hang, hover, poise, waft Antonyms of lumber breeze, coast, glide, slide, waltz, whisk

  2. 2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually the novel's plot lumbers to its predictable conclusion after 500 long pages Synonyms of lumber blunder, bumble, flog [British], limp, flounder, plod, struggle, stumble, trudgeWords Related to lumber jog, shamble, shuffle; wallow, welter; falter, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter; fumble, muddleNear Antonyms of lumber coast, fly, glide, kilt, sail, zip, zoom

  3. 3 to make a low heavy rolling sound the horse-drawn wagon lumbered along the trail Synonyms of lumber growl, grumble, rumble, rollWords Related to lumber boom, drum, thunder; bellow

  4. 4 to place a weight or burden on preparations that will lumber the expedition with unnecessary equipment and supplies Synonyms of lumber burden, encumber, freight, lade, laden, load, saddle, weightWords Related to lumber clog, clutter, fill, pack; heap, mound, pile, stack; press, weigh; strain, tax; overburden, overload, overtax, surcharge; hamper, handicap; afflict, oppressNear Antonyms of lumber alleviate, ease, lighten, relieveAntonyms of lumber disburden, discharge, disencumber, unburden, unlade, unload



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