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lump 1

 (lŭmp)
n.
1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
2. A small cube of sugar.
3. Medicine A swelling or small palpable mass.
4. A collection or totality; an aggregate.
5. A person regarded as ungainly or dull-witted.
6. lumps Informal
a. Severe punishment or treatment, as a beating or an unsparing criticism: take one's lumps.
b. One's just deserts; comeuppance: get one's lumps.
adj.
1. Formed into lumps: lump sugar.
2. Not broken or divided into parts: a lump payment.
v. lumped, lump·ing, lumps
v.tr.
1. To put together in a single group without discrimination.
2. To move with heavy clumsiness.
3. To make into lumps.
v.intr.
1. To become lumpy.
2. To move heavily.
Idiom:
lump in (one's) throat
A feeling of constriction in the throat caused by emotion.

[Middle English lumpe, of Low German origin; akin to obsolete Dutch lompe.]

lump 2

 (lŭmp)
tr.v. lumped, lump·ing, lumps Informal
To tolerate (what must be endured): like it or lump it.

[Perhaps from dialectal lump, to look sullen.]

lump

(lʌmp)
n
1. a small solid mass without definite shape
2. (Pathology) pathol any small swelling or tumour
3. a collection of things; aggregate
4. informal an awkward, heavy, or stupid person
5. (plural) informal US punishment, defeat, or reverses: he took his lumps.
6. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the lump
a. self-employed workers in the building trade considered collectively, esp with reference to tax and national insurance evasion
b. (as modifier): lump labour.
7. (modifier) in the form of a lump or lumps: lump sugar.
8. a lump in one's throat a tight dry feeling in one's throat, usually caused by great emotion
vb
9. (often foll by: together) to collect into a mass or group
10. (intr) to grow into lumps or become lumpy
11. (tr) to consider as a single group, often without justification
12. (tr) to make or cause lumps in or on
13. (often foll by: along) to move or proceed in a heavy manner
[C13: probably related to early Dutch lompe piece, Scandinavian dialect lump block, Middle High German lumpe rag]

lump

(lʌmp)
vb
(tr) informal to tolerate or put up with; endure (in the phrase lump it)
[C16: origin uncertain]

lump1

(lʌmp)
n.
1. a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal.
2. a protuberance or swelling: a blow that raised a lump on his head.
3. an aggregation, collection, or mass; clump: All the articles were piled in a great lump.
4. a small block of granulated sugar, for sweetening hot coffee, tea, etc.
5. majority; plurality; multitude: The great lump of voters are still undecided.
6. lumps, Informal. harsh criticism, punishment, or defeat.
7. Informal. a heavy, clumsy, and usu. stupid person.
adj.
8. in the form of a lump or lumps: lump sugar.
9. made up of a number of items taken together; not divided: to pay a debt in a lump sum.
v.t.
10. to unite into one aggregation, collection, or mass (often fol. by together): We lumped the reds and blues together.
11. to deal with, consider, etc., in the lump or mass: to lump unrelated matters indiscriminately.
12. to make into a lump or lumps.
13. to raise into or cover with lumps: a plow lumping the moist earth.
v.i.
14. to form a lump or lumps.
15. to move heavily and awkwardly.
Idioms:
get or take one's lumps, to receive or endure hardship, punishment, criticism, etc.
[1250–1300; Middle English lumpe, lomp(e); akin to early Dutch lompe piece]
lump′ing•ly, adv.

lump2

(lʌmp)
v.t.
Informal. to put up with; resign oneself to; accept and endure: If you don't like it, you can lump it.
[1785–95; Amer.; orig. uncertain]

Lump

 a great quantity; the majority.
Examples: lumps of fables, 1875; of figs, 1611; of honey, 1713; of mankind, 1674; of money, 1869; of pain, 1841; of English papists, 1650; of people, 1880; of raisins, 1611; of ships, 1781; of sorrows, 1549; of swearers, 1709.

lump


Past participle: lumped
Gerund: lumping

Imperative
lump
lump
Present
I lump
you lump
he/she/it lumps
we lump
you lump
they lump
Preterite
I lumped
you lumped
he/she/it lumped
we lumped
you lumped
they lumped
Present Continuous
I am lumping
you are lumping
he/she/it is lumping
we are lumping
you are lumping
they are lumping
Present Perfect
I have lumped
you have lumped
he/she/it has lumped
we have lumped
you have lumped
they have lumped
Past Continuous
I was lumping
you were lumping
he/she/it was lumping
we were lumping
you were lumping
they were lumping
Past Perfect
I had lumped
you had lumped
he/she/it had lumped
we had lumped
you had lumped
they had lumped
Future
I will lump
you will lump
he/she/it will lump
we will lump
you will lump
they will lump
Future Perfect
I will have lumped
you will have lumped
he/she/it will have lumped
we will have lumped
you will have lumped
they will have lumped
Future Continuous
I will be lumping
you will be lumping
he/she/it will be lumping
we will be lumping
you will be lumping
they will be lumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lumping
you have been lumping
he/she/it has been lumping
we have been lumping
you have been lumping
they have been lumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lumping
you will have been lumping
he/she/it will have been lumping
we will have been lumping
you will have been lumping
they will have been lumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lumping
you had been lumping
he/she/it had been lumping
we had been lumping
you had been lumping
they had been lumping
Conditional
I would lump
you would lump
he/she/it would lump
we would lump
you would lump
they would lump
Past Conditional
I would have lumped
you would have lumped
he/she/it would have lumped
we would have lumped
you would have lumped
they would have lumped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lump - a compact masslump - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
clot, coagulum - a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
gob - a lump of slimy stuff; "a gob of phlegm"
clew - a ball of yarn or cord or thread
2.lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargementlump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
spermatocele - a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
enlargement - the state of being enlarged
bloat - swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
bunion - a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
haematocele, haematocoele, hematocele, hematocoele - swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
intumescence, intumescency - swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
iridoncus - swelling of the iris of the eye
lymphogranuloma - swelling of a lymph node
oscheocele, oscheocoele - swelling of the scrotum
tumidity, tumidness - slight swelling of an organ or part
3.lump - an awkward stupid personlump - an awkward stupid person    
clumsy person - a person with poor motor coordination
4.lump - a large piece of something without definite shapelump - a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk of bread"; "a lump of coal"
nodule - (mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)
nugget - a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth
part, piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
Verb1.lump - put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"
collect, compile, accumulate, amass, roll up, hoard, pile up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
2.lump - group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"

lump

1
noun
2. swelling, growth, bump, tumour, bulge, hump, protuberance, protrusion, tumescence I've got a lump on my shoulder.
verb
1. group, throw, mass, combine, collect, unite, pool, bunch, consolidate, aggregate, batch, conglomerate, coalesce, agglutinate She felt out of place lumped together with alcoholics and hard-drug users.

lump

2 verb
lump it put up with it, take it, stand it, bear it, suffer it, hack it (slang), tolerate it, endure it, brook it He was going to kick up a fuss, but he realized he'd have to lump it.

lump 1

noun
1. An irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size:
Informal: hunk.
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:
4. A large, ungainly, and dull-witted person:
Informal: lummox.
5. Informal. Something justly deserved.Used in plural:
comeuppance, desert (often used in plural), due, guerdon, recompense, reward, wage (often used in plural).
Idioms: what is coming to one, what one has coming.
verb
1. To put into a disordered pile:
2. To move heavily:

lump 2

verb
Informal. To put up with:
Idioms: take it, take it lying down.
Translations
قُرْص سُكَّركتلةكُتْلَةٌكُتلَه، حَثْرَهورَم
hroudakostkaotokžmolekboule
buleklumplunssukkerknald
möykkypaakkupalapattikasa
hrpa
csomórög
kökkurkúlasetja undir sama hattsykurmoli
덩어리
cukraus gabaliukasdėti neskiriantgumuliuotasgurvolisguzas
cukurgraudsgabalsnešķirotpiepampumsuztūkums
grudakockaoteklina
klump
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lump

[lʌmp]
A. N [of sugar] → terrón m; [of cheese, earth, clay, ice] → trozo m, pedazo m; (= swelling) → bulto m, hinchazón f; (on surface) → bulto m, protuberancia f; (= person) → zoquete mf
he had a nasty lump on his headtenía un buen chichón en la cabeza
with a lump in one's throatcon un nudo en la garganta
I get a lump in my throatse me hace un nudo en la garganta
B. VT (= endure) → aguantar
if he doesn't like it he can lump itsi no le gusta que se aguante
C. CPD lump sugar Nazúcar m en terrones
lump sum Ncantidad f or suma f global
lump together VT + ADV [+ things] → amontonar; [+ persons] → agrupar
these problems can't be lumped together under any one headingestos problemas no pueden agruparse or englobarse bajo el mismo encabezamiento
excellent wine is lumped together with plonkun vino excelente aparece junto a un vino peleón

lump

[ˈlʌmp]
n
(= piece) → morceau m
a lump of butter → un morceau de beurre
a lump of sugar → un morceau de sucre
(in sauce)grumeau m
(= swelling, bump) → bosse f
He's got a lump on his forehead → Il a une bosse sur le front.
to have a lump in one's throat (from emotion)avoir la gorge serrée
(= tumour, growth) → grosseur f
vt
to lump it (= put up with it)
You'll have to lump it → Il faudra bien que tu fasses avec.
lump together
vt sep [+ things, people] → réunir, mettre en tas
to be lumped together with [+ other types] → être mis dans le même sac quelump sum n
(= amount) → montant m forfaitaire
(= payment) → versement m unique

lump

n
Klumpen m; (of sugar)Stück nt
(= swelling)Beule f; (inside the body) → Geschwulst f; (in breast) → Knoten m; (on surface) → Huppel m (inf), → kleine Erhebung; with a lump in one’s throat (fig)mit einem Kloß im Hals, mit zugeschnürter Kehle; I get a lump in my throat when I hear that songwenn ich dieses Lied höre, ist mir die Kehle wie zugeschnürt; it brings a lump to my throatdabei schnürt sich mir die Kehle zu
(inf: = person) → Klotz m, → Trampel m or nt (inf); a big or great fat lump (of a man)ein Fettkloß m (inf)
you can’t judge them in the lump like thatdu kannst sie doch nicht so pauschal beurteilen or nicht alle über einen Kamm scheren; to pay money in a lump (= at once)auf einmal bezahlen; (= covering different items)pauschal bezahlen
vt (esp Brit inf: = put up with) to lump itsich damit abfinden; like it or lump it you’ll have to go to work (inf)du musst zur Arbeit, ob es dir passt oder nicht; if he doesn’t like it he can lump itwenns ihm nicht passt, hat er eben Pech gehabt (inf)
vi (sauce, flour)klumpen

lump

:
lump payment
n (at once) → einmalige Bezahlung; (covering different items) → Pauschalbezahlung f
lump sugar
lump sum
nPauschalbetrag mor -summe f; to pay something in a lumpetw pauschal bezahlen

lump

[lʌmp]
1. n (gen) → pezzo; (of earth) → zolla; (of sugar) → zolletta; (in sauce) → grumo; (swelling) → gonfiore m; (hard swelling) → nodulo; (bump) → bernoccolo; (person) (fam, pej) → bestione m
with a lump in one's throat (fig) → con un nodo alla gola
2. vt (fam) (endure) if he doesn't like it he can lump itdovrà mandarla giù, che gli piaccia o no
lump together vt + advmettere insieme, riunire

lump

(lamp) noun
1. a small solid mass of no particular shape. The custard was full of lumps and no-one would eat it.
2. a swelling. She had a lump on her head where she had hit it.
3. a small cube-shaped mass of sugar.
verb
(usually with together) to treat or think of as (all) alike.
ˈlumpy adjective
containing lumps. lumpy custard.
ˈlumpiness noun
lump sum
an amount of money given all at once, not in parts over a period of time.
if you don't like it, you can lump it
whether you like the situation or not, you will have to endure it.

lump

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lump

n. bulto, protuberancia, chichón; [in the throat] nudo en la garganta; [of sugar] terrón de azúcar.

lump

n bulto, nódulo (form), bola, (due to trauma, esp. about the head) chichón m; breast — bulto en la mama or el pecho or el seno
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