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bump

Synonyms of bump in English:

noun

  • 1 I landed with a bump
    bang, crash, smash, smack, crack, jolt, thud, thump
    informal whack, thwack, bash, bonk, wallop
  • 2 a bump in the road the bump on his head
  • verb

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  • 1 cars bumped into each other
    hit, crash into, smash into, smack into, slam into, bang into, knock into, run into, plow into;
    ram into, collide with, strike
  • 2 a cart bumping along the road
    bounce, jolt, jerk, rattle, shake
  • 3 she got bumped in favor of a rookie
    displace, demote, dislodge, supplant
  • Phrases

    bump into

    1
    informal you'll never guess who we bumped into at the theater
    meet, meet by chance, encounter, run into/across, come across, chance on, happen on

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