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Definition 1: a compact mass - [noun denoting group]

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

  • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

Synonyms for lump in the sense of this definition

(lump is a kind of ...) a jumbled collection or mass

(... is a kind of lump ) a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid

(... is a kind of lump ) a lump of slimy stuff

"a gob of phlegm"

(... is a kind of lump ) a ball of yarn or cord or thread

Definition 2: a large piece of something without definite shape - [noun denoting object]

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

  • a hunk of bread
  • a lump of coal

Synonyms for lump in the sense of this definition

(lump is a kind of ...) a portion of a natural object

"they analyzed the river into three parts" "he needed a piece of granite"

(... is a kind of lump ) (mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)

(... is a kind of lump ) a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth

Definition 3: an awkward stupid person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lump in the sense of this definition

(lump is a kind of ...) a person with poor motor coordination

Definition 4: an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for lump in the sense of this definition

(lump is a kind of ...) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

(lump is a kind of ...) the state of being enlarged

(... is a kind of lump ) a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling of the scrotum

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling of a lymph node

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling of the iris of the eye

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities

(... is a kind of lump ) a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe

(... is a kind of lump ) swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas

(... is a kind of lump ) slight swelling of an organ or part

Definition 5: group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for lump in the sense of this definition

(lump is a kind of ...) arrange into a group or groups

"Can you group these shapes together?"

Definition 6: put together indiscriminately - [verb of contact]

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

  • lump together all the applicants

Synonyms for lump in the sense of this definition

(lump is a kind of ...) get or gather together

"I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife" "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis" "She rolled up a small fortune"

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