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Definition 1: a fight between rival gangs of adolescents - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for rumble in the sense of this definition

(rumble is a kind of ...) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

"a fight broke out at the hockey game" "there was fighting in the streets" "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"

Definition 2: a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage - [noun denoting artifact]

(rumble is a kind of ...) any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)

"he dusted off the seat before sitting down"

(... is part of rumble) a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses

Definition 3: a loud low dull continuous noise - [noun denoting event]

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

  • they heard the rumbling of thunder

Synonyms for rumble in the sense of this definition

(rumble is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 4: to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds - [verb of communication]

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

  • he grumbled a rude response
  • Stones grumbled down the cliff

Synonyms for rumble in the sense of this definition

(rumble is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 5: make a low noise - [verb of perception]

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

  • rumbling thunder

Synonyms for rumble in the sense of this definition

(rumble is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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