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Definition 1: the property of something that is great in magnitude - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
  • he received a mass of correspondence
  • the volume of exports

Synonyms for bulk in the sense of this definition

(bulk is a kind of ...) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

"they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion" "about the magnitude of a small pea"

(... is a kind of bulk ) the volume measured in dollars

"the store's dollar volume continues to rise"

Definition 2: the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the majority of his customers prefer it
  • the bulk of the work is finished

Synonyms for bulk in the sense of this definition

(bulk is a kind of ...) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

"the number of parameters is small" "the figure was about a thousand"

(... are attributes of bulk) greater in number or size or amount

"a major portion (a majority) of the population" "Ursa Major" "a major portion of the winnings"

Definition 3: the property possessed by a large mass - [noun denoting attribute]

(bulk is a kind of ...) the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field

Definition 4: cause to bulge or swell outwards - [verb of change]

Synonyms for bulk in the sense of this definition

(bulk is a kind of ...) cause to become swollen

"The water swells the wood"

(bulk causes ...) swell or protrude outwards

"His stomach bulged after the huge meal"

Definition 5: stick out or up - [verb of change]

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

  • The parcel bulked in the sack

(bulk is a kind of ...) swell or protrude outwards

"His stomach bulged after the huge meal"

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