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bump

 (bŭmp)
v. bumped, bump·ing, bumps
v.tr.
1. To strike or collide with: bumped the chair with a knee.
2. To cause to knock against an obstacle: bumped a knee against the chair.
3.
a. To knock to a new position; shift: bumped the crate out of the way.
b. To shake up and down; jolt: bumped the child on her knee; was bumped about on a rough flight.
4.
a. To displace from a position within a group or organization.
b. To deprive (a passenger) of reserved travel accommodations because of overbooking.
5. To raise; boost: bump up the price of gasoline.
6. Sports To pass (a volleyball) by redirecting it with the forearms.
v.intr.
1. To hit or knock against something: boxes bumping against one another in a truck.
2. To proceed with jerks and jolts: bumped along slowly over the rocky terrain.
3. Sports To bump a volleyball.
n.
1.
a. A blow, collision, or jolt.
b. The sound of something bumping: heard a loud bump in the dark.
2.
a. A raised or rounded spot; a bulge.
b. A slight swelling or lump.
c. Informal See baby bump.
3. A rise or increase, as in prices or enrollment.
4. A forward thrust of the pelvis, as in a burlesque striptease.
5. Sports A pass in volleyball made by redirecting the ball with the inside of the forearms, especially when extended and held together.
6. Slang
a. A small dose of an illegal drug, especially cocaine inhaled in powdered form.
b. A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
Phrasal Verbs:
bump into
To meet by chance: I often bump into him at the supermarket.
bump off Slang
To murder.

[Imitative.]

bump into

vb
(intr, preposition) informal to meet by chance; encounter unexpectedly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bump into - collide violently with an obstacle; "I ran into the telephone pole"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"

bump

verb
1. To come together or come up against with force:
2. To proceed with sudden, abrupt movements:
3. To put out by force:
Informal: chuck.
Slang: boot (out), bounce, kick out.
Idioms: give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho, send packing, show someone the door, throw out on one's ear.
4. To lower in rank or grade:
Slang: bust.
phrasal verb
bump into
To find or meet by chance:
chance on (or upon), come across, come on (or upon), find, happen on (or upon), light on (or upon), run across, run into, stumble on (or upon), tumble on.
Archaic: alight on (or upon).
Idiom: meet up with.
phrasal verb
bump off
Slang. To take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully:
Informal: put away.
noun
1. Violent forcible contact between two or more things:
2. An unevenness or elevation on a surface:
3. A small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example:
Translations
يَتَقاَبَل بِالصُدْفَةيَلْتَقي صُدْفَة
narazit dopotkat
løbe påstøde på
törmätä johonkin
naletjeti na
rekast á, hitta óvænt
ばったり出会う
우연히 만나다
vraziť do
stöta ihop
พบโดยบังเอิญ
çarpmakrastlamaktesadüfen karşılaşmak
tình cờ gặp

w>bump into

vi +prep obj
(= knock into)stoßen or bumsen (inf)gegen; (driver, car)fahren gegen; another carfahren auf (+acc)
(inf: = meet) → begegnen (+dat), → treffen

bump

(bamp) verb
to knock or strike (something). She bumped into me; I bumped my head against the ceiling.
noun
1. (the sound of) a blow or knock. We heard a loud bump.
2. a swelling or raised part. a bump on the head; This road is full of bumps.
ˈbumper noun
a bar on a motor vehicle to lessen damage when it collides with anything.
adjective
excellent in some way, especially by being large. a bumper crop.
ˈbumpy adjective
uneven. a bumpy road.
bump into
to meet (someone) by accident. I bumped into him in the street.
bump of
(slang) to murder someone.

bump into

يَتَقاَبَل بِالصُدْفَة potkat støde på treffen συναντώ τυχαία toparse con törmätä johonkin rentrer dans naletjeti na imbattersi in ばったり出会う 우연히 만나다 tegen het lijf lopen støte på wpaść na encontrar alguém por acaso случайно встретить stöta ihop พบโดยบังเอิญ çarpmak tình cờ gặp 碰见
References in classic literature ?
They could now fly strongly, though they still kicked far too much; but if they saw a cloud in front of them, the more they tried to avoid it, the more certainly did they bump into it.