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1. bump  (noun) 
an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"

  Also known as: blow

  More Specific:
jolt / jar / jounce - a sudden impact
concussion - any violent blow
rap / strike / tap - a gentle blow
knock / bash / bang / smash / belt - a vigorous blow
pounding / buffeting - repeated heavy blows
slap / smack - a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

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2. bump  (noun) 
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form

  More Specific:
frontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
occipital protuberance - prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
belly - a part that bulges deeply
caput - a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
mogul - a bump on a ski slope
nub / nubble - a small lump or protuberance
snag - a sharp protuberance
wart - any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

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3. bump  (noun) 
a lump on the body caused by a blow

  More Generic:
    injury     hurt     harm     trauma

4. bump  (verb) 
knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"

  Also known as: knock

  More Generic:
    hit     strike     impinge on     run into     collide with

  See Also:
    run into     bump into     jar against     butt against     knock against     buffet     knock about     batter     run into     bump into     jar against     butt against     knock against

5. bump  (verb) 
remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"

  Also known as: dislodge, displace

  More Specific:
throw - cause to fall off

  More Generic:
    expel     eject     chuck out     exclude     throw out     kick out     turf out     boot out     turn out

6. bump  (verb) 
dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind"

  More Generic:
    dance     trip the light fantastic     trip the light fantastic toe

7. bump  (verb) 
come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"

  Also known as: find, happen, chance, encounter

8. bump  (verb) 
assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sargeant"

  Also known as: demote, relegate, break, kick downstairs

  More Specific:
reduce - bring to humbler or weaker state or condition

  More Generic:
    delegate     designate     depute     assign

  See Also:
    murder     slay     hit     dispatch     bump off     polish off     remove

  Opposite of:
    promote     upgrade     advance     kick upstairs     raise     elevate


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