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lump Explained

lump at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


lump at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S2 n [C]
1 a small piece of something solid, without a particular shape: --Strain the custard to remove lumps.// lump of// --Melt a lump of butter in your frying-pan.//
2 a small hard swollen area that sticks out from someone's skin or grows in their body, usually because of an illness: --You should never ignore a breast lump.//
3 a small square block of sugar: --One lump or two?//
4 a lump in/to sb's throat: a feeling that you want to cry// --There was a lump in her throat as she gazed at the child.//
5 take your lumps: AmE informal to accept the bad things that happen and not let them affect you// --According to experts, the company took its lumps but is on the road to profitability.//
6 BrE spoken someone who is stupid or clumsy: --He's a big fat lump.//
lump 2 v [T]
1 lump it: informal to accept a situation or decision you do not like because you cannot change it// --They've been told: take the lower interest rate, or lump it.// --It's the law so you can like it or lump it .//
2 to put two or more different people or things together and consider them as a single group, sometimes wrongly: lump sth together// --You can't lump the symptoms together and blame them all on stress.// lump sb/sth in with sb// --The danger is that people who pay their bills on time will be lumped in with those that don't.//

lump at German => English Of Explained:


lump at Hungarian => English Of Explained:

loose fish, rakehell, roister-doister, roisterer

lump at Swedish => english Of Explained:


lump at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

314 Moby Thesaurus words for "lump":
abide, abide with, accumulation, acervation, agglomerate,
agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, allow, amassment, barrel,
batch, bear, bear with, beard, bide, bilge, bit, blain, bleb,
blend, blimp, blister, blob, block, body, boil, boss, bow, brave,
brook, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulk, bulla, bump, bunch, bunion, burl,
butt, butterfingers, button, cahot, cake, carbuncle, chine, chip,
chunk, clabber, clip, clipping, clod, clot, clump, clumsy, cluster,
coagulate, collect, collop, colophon, combine, comeuppance,
concavity, concrete, concretion, condyle, congeal, congeries,
conglobation, conglomerate, conglomeration, consolidate, convex,
convexity, corn, crumb, cube, cumulation, curd, curdle, cut,
cutting, cyst, dactylogram, dactylograph, dent, deserts, deserving,
digest, dilatation, dilation, dint, distension, dollop, dowel, dub,
due, duffer, ear, edema, embossment, end, endure, excrescence,
fatty, fingerprint, flange, flap, footmark, footprint, footstep,
foozler, fossil footprint, foul-up, fragment, fumble-fist,
furuncle, gall, gathering, gawk, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize,
glomeration, gnarl, gob, gobbet, goof, goofball, goofer, group,
growth, handle, hang in, hang in there, hang tough, heap, heavy,
heavyweight, hick, hill, hippo, hump, hunch, hunk, ichnite,
ichnolite, impress, impression, imprint, incrassate, indent,
indentation, indention, inspissate, intumescence, jell, jellify,
jelly, jog, joggle, join, klutz, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lip,
loaf, lobster, looby, loop, lopper, lot, lout, lubber, lummox,
lump it, lump together, mass, merit, mix, modicum, moiety, mole,
morsel, mountain, much, muff, muffer, nevus, node, nodule, nub,
nubbin, nubble, nugget, oaf, pad, palooka, papilloma, paring,
particle, pat, paw print, pawmark, peck, peg, persevere, piece,
pile, pimple, pock, portion, potbelly, power, print, prominence,
protrusion, protuberance, pug, pugmark, pustule, put together,
put up with, quantity, rasher, rib, ridge, rights, ring, rising,
roly-poly, rube, scoop, scrap, seal, sebaceous cyst, set, shard,
shaving, shiver, shoulder, shred, sight, sigil, signet, slice,
sliver, slob, smithereen, snack, snatch, snip, snippet, snowball,
solid, solid body, spine, splinter, stamp, stand, stand for, step,
stick, stitch, stockpile, stomach, stud, stumblebum, stumblebunny,
stump, style, suffer, support, sustain, swagbelly, swallow, swell,
swelling, swollenness, tab, take, take up with, tatter, thick,
thicken, throw together, thumbmark, thumbprint, tolerate, tub,
tub of lard, tubercle, tubercule, tumefaction, tumescence,
tumidity, tumor, tun, turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, unite,
verruca, vesicle, vestige, wad, wale, wart, wedge, welt, wen

lump at Hungarian => English Of Explained:


lump at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Whole): {Principal part}: bulk, mass, lump, tissue, staple, body, trunk, torso, hull, hulk, skeleton greater part, major part, best part, principal part, main part, essential part, importance, lion's share, the long and the short, nearly, all, almost all all, as a whole, wholesale, in a body, collectively, all put together, in the aggregate, in the lump, in the main, in the long run, en masse, as a body, on the whole, en bloc, in extenso , throughout, every inch, substantially.

[N] (Part): part, portion, dose, item, particular, division, subdivision, section, clause, paragraph, verse, article, passage, sector, segment, fraction, fragment, parcel, piece, lump, cutting, chip, chunk, slice, morsel, particle, share, allotment, compartment, department.

[N] (Assemblage): {Group}: crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, bunch, drive, force, roundup , array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, combatants, host, multitude, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, party, volley, storm, cloud, group, cluster, clump.

[N] (Assemblage): {Cluster}: set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, bale, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, stack, sheaf, fascicle, accumulation, heap, lump, pile, mass get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, get, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, cram, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, concentrate, unite, amass, accumulate, store.

lump at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
1 a piece of sth hard or solid, usually without a particular shape:
a lump of coal / cheese / wood * This sauce has lumps in it.
One lump or two?
3 a swelling under the skin, sometimes a sign of serious illness:
He was unhurt apart from a lump on his head. * Check your breasts for lumps every month.
4 (informal, especially BrE) a heavy, lazy or stupid person:
He's a big fat lump.
have, etc. a lump in your throat to feel pressure in the throat because you are very angry or emotional
take your lumps (AmE, informal) to accept bad things that happen to you without complaining:
We made mistakes but we took our lumps.
verb [VN] ~ A and B together | ~ A (in) with B to put or consider different things together in the same group:
You can't lump all Asian languages together.
lump it (informal) to accept sth unpleasant because there's no other choice:
I'm sorry you're not happy about it but you'll just have to lump it. * That's the situation-like it or lump it!

Lump at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Lump \Lump\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lumped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without
distinction of particulars.

The expenses ought to be lumped together. --Ayliffe.

2. To take in the gross; to speak of collectively.

Not forgetting all others, . . . whom for brevity,
but out of no resentment you, I lump all together.

3. To get along with as one can, although displeased; as, if
he does n't like it, he can lump it. [Law]

Lump \Lump\, n. [Cf. OD. lompe piece, mass. Cf. {Lunch}.]
1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or
shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore. ``
A lump of cheese.'' --Piers Plowman. `` This lump of
clay.'' --Shak.

2. A mass or aggregation of things.

3. (Firearms) A projection beneath the breech end of a gun

{In the lump},

{In a lump}, the whole together; in gross.

They may buy them in the lump. --Addison.

{Lump coal}, coal in large lumps; -- the largest size brought
from the mine.

{Lump sum}, a gross sum without a specification of items; as,
to award a lump sum in satisfaction of all claims and

lump at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk
of bread"; "a lump of coal" [syn: {hunk}]
2: a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
[syn: {ball}, {clod}, {glob}, {clump}, {chunk}]
3: abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement [syn: {swelling},
4: an awkward stupid person [syn: {lout}, {clod}, {stumblebum},
{goon}, {oaf}, {lubber}, {lummox}, {gawk}]

v 1: put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the
applicants" [syn: {chunk}]
2: group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by
side [syn: {collocate}, {chunk}]

lump at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » lumpe|lang=enm. Confer Inter: etyl » de|- Inter: term » Lumpen||lang=de|rag and Inter: term » Lump||lang=de|ragamuffin


* Inter: audio » en-us-lump.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ʌmp


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group.
    1. : Stir the gravy until there are no more lumps.
    2. A group, set, or unit.
    3. : The money arrived all at once as one big lump sum payment.
    4. A small, shaped mass of sugar, typically about a teaspoonful.
    5. : Do you want one lump or two with your coffee?
    6. A dull or lazy person.
    7. : Dont just sit there like a lump.''
    8. Inter: informal » as plural A beating or verbal abuse.
    9. : Hes taken his lumps over the years.''
    10. Inter: quote-book » title=The cold war on the periphery: the United States, India, and Pakistan|page=323|author=Robert J. McMahon|year=1994|passage=Komer admitted that the United States would probably suffer "short term lumps" as a result of Johnson's brusque decision.

      Derived terms

      * lumpectomy

  • lump in one’s throat
  • lumpy


    Inter: trans-top » something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group
  • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|كتلة|f|tr=kútla
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|կույտ|tr=kuyt, Inter: t- » hy|գունդ|tr=gund
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|塊|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|块|tr=kuài|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|土粒|tr=tǔlì|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|škraloup|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|brok, Inter: t+ » nl|klont|m|f
  • Inter: trreq » eo
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|paakku, Inter: t- » fi|möykky; Inter: t- » fi|kyhmy, Inter: t+ » fi|kuhmu, Inter: t+ » fi|patti, Inter: t- » fi|klimppi, Inter: t- » fi|klöntti
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|masse, Inter: t+ » fr|tas, Inter: t+ » fr|protubérance
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|გუნდა|tr=gunda|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kloß|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|βόλος|m|tr=vólos
  • Inter: trreq » he
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|csomó, Inter: t- » hu|rög

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|gonfiore|m, Inter: t+ » it|gnocco|m
    • Inter: trreq » ja
    • Inter: trreq » ko
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|glaeba|f, Inter: t- » la|massa|f, Inter: t- » la|moles|f|alt=mōlēs
    • Inter: trreq » ang
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|pelota|f, Inter: t+ » pt|saliência|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|выступ|m|tr=výstup, Inter: t+ » ru|ком|m, Inter: t+ » ru|глыба|f|tr=glýba
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|ceap|m, Inter: t- » gd|sgonn|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cúmulo|m, Inter: t- » es|prominencia|f, Inter: t+ » es|cordillera|f (de montañas), , Inter: t+ » es|terrón|m (de azúcar), Inter: t+ » es|mazacote|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|klump
    • Thai: Inter: Thai » ก้อน (gôn)
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|yumru, Inter: t+ » tr|topak
    • Inter: trreq » vi

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » group, set, or unit
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|klont
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|kertasuoritus (of money), Inter: t+ » fi|kasa, Inter: t+ » fi|pala
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|lot|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|cucchiaino|m, Inter: t+ » it|zolla|f, Inter: t+ » it|zolletta|f, Inter: t+ » it|forfait|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cúmulo|m, Inter: t+ » es|agrupación|f, Inter: t+ » es|acumulamiento|m, Inter: t+ » es|amontonamiento|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Dutch: klonter {{m}}

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|trozo|m, Inter: t+ » es|terrón|m, Inter: t+ » es|grumo|m, Inter: t+ » es|bulto|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1


      Inter: en-ver » b

  • To treat as a single unit; to group together.
    1. : People tend to lump turtles and tortoises together, when in fact they are different creatures.

      See also

      * take one’s lumps

  • lump it
  • like it or lump it


    * plum

  • Translation: cy » lump
    Translation: et » lump
    Translation: es » lump
    Translation: eo » lump
    Translation: fa » lump
    Translation: fr » lump
    Translation: ko » lump
    Translation: io » lump
    Translation: it » lump
    Translation: kn » lump
    Translation: hu » lump
    Translation: mg » lump
    Translation: ml » lump
    Translation: my » lump
    Translation: nl » lump
    Translation: pl » lump
    Translation: pt » lump
    Translation: ru » lump
    Category: simple:lump -
    Translation: fi » lump
    Translation: sv » lump
    Translation: ta » lump
    Translation: te » lump
    Translation: tr » lump
    Translation: vi » lump
    Translation: zh » lump

    Lump at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Same as Lumpen


    Lump m
  • cad

  • Category: Category:German nouns -
    Translation: de » Lump
    Translation: fr » Lump
    Translation: ko » Lump
    Translation: hu » Lump
    Translation: pl » Lump
    Translation: ru » Lump
    Translation: sv » Lump
    Translation: zh » Lump