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Definition 1: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking - [noun denoting act]

Samples where bout or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they went on a bust that lasted three days

Synonyms for bout in the sense of this definition

(bout is a kind of ...) unrestrained merrymaking

(... is a kind of bout ) vulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking

Definition 2: a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers) - [noun denoting event]

(bout is a kind of ...) an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Definition 3: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for bout in the sense of this definition

(bout is a kind of ...) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

"the written part of the exam" "the finance section of the company" "the BBC's engineering division"

(... is a kind of bout ) the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat

"a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"

(... is a kind of bout ) the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat

(... is part of bout) (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds

"rain stopped play in the 4th inning"

(bout belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 4: a period of illness - [noun denoting time]

Samples where bout or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bout of fever
  • a bout of depression

(bout is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

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