Definition of Bunch

1. Noun. A grouping of a number of similar things. "A cluster of admirers"

Exact synonyms: Clump, Cluster, Clustering
Generic synonyms: Agglomeration
Specialized synonyms: Knot, Swad, Tuft, Tussock
Specialized synonyms: Northern Cross, Omega Centauri, Pleiades
Derivative terms: Bunchy, Clump, Clump, Cluster, Cluster, Cluster, Cluster

2. Verb. Form into a bunch. "The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom"
Exact synonyms: Bunch Together, Bunch Up
Generic synonyms: Clump, Cluster, Constellate, Flock

3. Noun. An informal body of friends. "He still hangs out with the same crowd"
Exact synonyms: Crew, Crowd, Gang
Generic synonyms: Assemblage, Gathering
Derivative terms: Gang

4. Verb. Gather or cause to gather into a cluster. "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
Exact synonyms: Bunch Up, Bundle, Clump, Cluster
Generic synonyms: Form
Specialized synonyms: Agglomerate
Derivative terms: Bundle, Bundle, Clump, Cluster, Clustering

5. Noun. Any collection in its entirety. "She bought the whole caboodle"
Exact synonyms: Caboodle, Lot
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection

Definition of Bunch

1. n. A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.

2. v. i. To swell out into a bunch or protuberance; to be protuberant or round.

3. v. t. To form into a bunch or bunches.

Definition of Bunch

1. Noun. A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump. Usually fastened together. ¹

2. Noun. An informal body of friends. ¹

3. Noun. (informal) A considerable amount. ¹

4. Noun. (informal) An unmentioned amount; a number. ¹

5. Noun. (forestry) A group of logs tied together for skidding. ¹

6. Noun. (geology) (mining) An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock. ¹

7. Noun. (textiles) The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle. ¹

8. Noun. ''(tobacco)'' An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To gather into a bunch. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To gather fabric into folds. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) To form a bunch. ¹

12. Verb. (intransitive) To be gathered together in folds ¹

13. Verb. (intransitive) To protrude or swell ¹

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Definition of Bunch

1. to group together [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Bunch

1. 1. A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump. "They will carry . . . Their treasures upon the bunches of camels." (Isa. Xxx. 6) 2. 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. 3. A small isolated mass of ore, as distinguished from a continuous vein. Origin: Akin to OSw. & Dan. Bunke heap, Icel. Bunki heap, pile, bunga tumour, protuberance; cf. W. Pwng cluster. Cf. Bunk. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunch

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bunch (current term)
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Literary usage of Bunch

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"“So use it as you will”—to quote Bryson once more. bunch Whatever it is that seems to be wrong with hunch appears to be a singularly American problem, ..."

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