Synonyms for bump

Synonyms for (noun) bump

Synonyms: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Similar words: impact

Definition: the striking of one body against another


Synonyms: protrusion, protuberance, prominence, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, excrescence, extrusion, bulge, bump, swelling

Definition: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

Usage: the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge; the hump of a camel; he stood on the rocky prominence; the occipital protuberance was well developed; the bony excrescence between its horns

Similar words: projection

Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something


Synonyms: bump

Definition: a lump on the body caused by a blow

Similar words: trauma, hurt, injury, harm

Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonyms for (verb) bump

Synonyms: knock, bump

Definition: knock against with force or violence

Usage: My car bumped into the tree

Similar words: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into

Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with

Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow


Synonyms: dislodge, bump

Definition: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

Usage: The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space

Similar words: displace

Definition: cause to move, usually with force or pressure

Usage: the refugees were displaced by the war


Synonyms: bump

Definition: dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

Usage: bump and grind

Similar words: trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance

Definition: move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

Usage: My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio


Synonyms: demote, kick downstairs, relegate, break, bump

Definition: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

Usage: She was demoted because she always speaks up; He was broken down to Sergeant

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)