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bun | bun-fight | buna | buna rubber | bunce | bunch | bunch grass | bunch together | bunch up | bunch-backed | bunchberry

bunch

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

bunchn. [Akin to OSw. & Dan. bunke heap, Icel. bunki heap, pile, bunga tumor, protuberance; cf. W. pwng cluster. Cf. Bunk.].
  •  A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.  [1913 Webster]
    "They will carry . . . their treasures upon the bunches of camels."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A collection, cluster, or tuft, properly of things of the same kind, growing or fastened together; as, a bunch of grapes; a bunch of keys.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A small isolated mass of ore, as distinguished from a continuous vein.  Page.  [1913 Webster]
bunchv. i. 
     To swell out into a bunch or protuberance; to be protuberant or round.  [1913 Webster]
    "Bunching out into a large round knob at one end."  [1913 Webster]
bunchv. t. 
     To form into a bunch or bunches.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bunch, n. & v.
--n.
1 a cluster of things growing or fastened together (bunch of grapes; bunch of keys).
2 a collection; a set or lot (best of the bunch).
3 colloq. a group; a gang.
--v.
1 tr. make into a bunch or bunches; gather into close folds.
2 intr. form into a group or crowd.

Idiom
bunch grass a N. American grass that grows in clumps. bunch of fives sl. a fist.
Derivative
bunchy adj.
Etymology
ME: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

bunch

a mass of, a world of, accumulate, adhere, affiliate, age group, agglomerate, agglomeration, aggregate, aggroup, ally, amass, amount, army, assemble, assembly, associate, assort, assortment, band, band together, batch, battalion, be in cahoots, bevy, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, body, boss, bouquet, bow, bracket, breccia, brigade, bring together, bubble, budget, bulb, bulge, bulk, bulla, bump, bunch together, bunch up, bundle, burl, button, cabal, cadre, cahot, camarilla, cast, categorize, cell, cement a union, centralize, charmed circle, chine, chunk, circle, clan, clasp, class, classify, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clique, closed circle, clot, cloud, club, club together, clump, cluster, clutch, clutter, coagulate, cohere, cohort, collect, collection, colligate, collocate, colony, combine, come together, company, compare, compile, complement, concrete, concretion, condyle, confederate, congeal, conglomerate, conglomeration, congregate, consociate, conspire, contingent, converge, convex, copse, copulate, corps, corral, coterie, count, couple, covey, crew, crop, crowd, cumulate, date, deal, detachment, detail, dig up, division, dose, dowel, draw together, dredge up, drift, drive, drive together, drove, ear, elite, elite group, embrace, faction, federalize, federate, flange, flap, fleet, flight, flock, flock together, flocks, flow together, forgather, freeze to, fuse, gall, gam, gang, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gather in, gather together, gathering, get in, get together, gnarl, go in partners, go in partnership, gob, grasp, group, grouping, groupment, grove, grow together, hail, handle, hang on, hang together, hassock, heap, herd, herd together, hill, hive, hold, hold on, hold together, hook up with, horde, host, huddle, hug, hump, hunch, hunk, in-group, ingroup, inner circle, jam, jog, joggle, join, join forces, join fortunes with, join together, join up with, join with, junta, junto, juxtapose, kennel, knob, knot, knur, knurl, large amount, league, legion, link, lip, litter, loop, lot, lots, lump, lump together, make up, many, marry, mass, masses of, match, measure, meet, merge, mess, mill, mob, mobilize, mole, mountain, movement, muchness, multitude, muster, nest, nevus, nosegay, nub, nubbin, nubble, number, numbers, organize, out-group, outfit, pack, pair, pair off, papilloma, parcel, part, partner, party, peer group, peg, persist, phalanx, platoon, plurality, pod, portion, posse, posy, pride, push, put together, quantities, quantity, quite a few, raise, rake up, rally, rally around, ration, regiment, rendezvous, rib, ridge, ring, round up, rout, ruck, salon, school, scores, scrape together, seethe, set, shoal, shock, shoulder, skulk, slew, sloth, small amount, smock, solidify, sort, spine, spray, squad, stable, stand together, stand up with, stay, stay put, stick, stick together, stook, stream, string, stud, style, sum, surge, swarm, tab, take hold of, take up, team, team up with, team with, thicket, throng, throw in with, tidy sum, tie in with, tie up with, tribe, trip, troop, troupe, tubercle, tubercule, tuft, tussock, unionize, unite, unite with, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, we-group, wed, welt, whip in, wing, wisp, worlds of

ROGET THESAURUS

bunch

Assemblage

N assemblage, collection, collocation, colligation, compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement, team, concourse, conflux, congregation, contesseration, convergence, meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home, conversazione, assembly, congress, convention, conventicle, gemote, conclave, posse, posse comitatus, Noah's ark, miscellany, collectanea, museum, menagerie, museology, crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, atajo, bunch, drive, force, mulada, remuda, roundup, array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, host, populousness, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, volley, shower, storm, cloud, group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil, set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascine, fasces, bale, seron, seroon, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, haycock, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, gavel, hattock, stook, accumulation, congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bing, drift, snowball, snowdrift, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervate, coacervation, coagmentation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum, spicilegium, black hole of Calcutta, quantity, collector, gatherer, whip, whipper in, assembled, closely packed, dense, serried, crowded to suffocation, teeming, swarming, populous, as thick as hops, all of a heap, fasciculated cumulative, the plot thickens, acervatim, tibi seris tibi metis, assemblage, collection, collocation, colligation, compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement, team, concourse, conflux, congregation, contesseration, convergence, meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home, conversazione, assembly, congress, convention, conventicle, gemote, conclave, posse, posse comitatus, Noah's ark, miscellany, collectanea, museum, menagerie, museology, crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, atajo, bunch, drive, force, mulada, remuda, roundup, array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, host, populousness, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, volley, shower, storm, cloud, group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil, set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascine, fasces, bale, seron, seroon, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, haycock, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, gavel, hattock, stook, accumulation, congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bing, drift, snowball, snowdrift, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervate, coacervation, coagmentation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum, spicilegium, black hole of Calcutta, quantity, collector, gatherer, whip, whipper in, assembled, closely packed, dense, serried, crowded to suffocation, teeming, swarming, populous, as thick as hops, all of a heap, fasciculated cumulative, the plot thickens, acervatim, tibi seris tibi metis.

Convexity

N convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion, camber, cahot, thank-ye-ma'am, swell, intumescence, tumour, tumor, tubercle, tuberosity, excrescence, hump, hunch, bunch, boss, embossment, hub, hubble, tooth, knob, elbow, process, apophysis, condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity, tongue, dorsum, bump, clump, sugar loaf, bow, mamelon, molar, belly, corporation, pot belly, gut, withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange, pimple, zit, wen, wheel, papula, pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle, corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus, fungus, fungosity, exostosis, bleb, blister, blain, boil, airbubble, blob, papule, verruca, papilla, nipple, teat, tit, titty, boob, knocker, pap, breast, dug, mammilla, proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz, peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag, cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eaves, pilaster, relief, relievo, cameo, bassorilievo, mezzorilevo, altorivievo, low relief, bas relief, high relief, hill, cape, promontory, mull, forehead, foreland, point of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spur, naze, ness, convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting, bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchy, clavate, clavated, claviform, hummocky, moutonne, mammiliform, papulous, papilose, hemispheric, bulbous, bowed, arched, bold, bellied, tuberous, tuberculous, tumous, cornute, odontoid, lentiform, lenticular, gibbous, club shaped, hubby, hubbly, knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform, subclavate, torose, ventricose, verrucose, salient, in relief, raised, repousse, bloated, (expanded).

VB be prominent, project, bulge, protrude, pout, bouge, bunch, jut out, stand out, stick out, poke out, stick up, bristle up, start up, cock up, shoot up, swell over, hang over, bend over, beetle, render prominent, raise, emboss, chase, belly out.


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