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bun·dle

 (bŭn′dl)
n.
1. A group of objects held together, as by tying or wrapping.
2. Something wrapped or tied up for carrying; a package.
3. Biology A cluster or strand of closely bound muscle or nerve fibers.
4. Botany A vascular bundle.
5. Informal
a. A large amount; a lot: had a bundle of fun at the dance.
b. A large sum of money: made a bundle selling real estate.
v. bun·dled, bun·dling, bun·dles
v.tr.
1. To tie, wrap, or gather together.
2. To dispatch or dispense of quickly and with little fuss; hustle: bundled the child off to school.
3. To dress (a person) warmly: bundled them up in winter clothes.
v.intr.
1. To hurry; hasten: The children came bundling in from outside.
2. To sleep in the same bed while fully clothed, a custom formerly practiced by engaged couples in New England and in Wales.
Phrasal Verb:
bundle up
To dress oneself warmly.
Idioms:
bundle of joy
A baby.
bundle of nerves
An extremely nervous person.

[Middle English bundel, probably from Middle Dutch bondel; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.]

bun′dler n.

bundle

(ˈbʌndəl)
n
1. a number of things or a quantity of material gathered or loosely bound together: a bundle of sticks.
2. something wrapped or tied for carrying; package
3. slang a large sum of money
4. go a bundle on slang to be extremely fond of
5. (Biology) biology a collection of strands of specialized tissue such as nerve fibres
6. (Botany) botany short for vascular bundle
7. (Units) textiles a measure of yarn or cloth; 60 000 yards of linen yarn; 5 or 10 pounds of cotton hanks
8. slang Austral and NZ to panic or give up hope
9. slang NZ to give birth
vb
10. (often foll by: up) to make into a bundle
11. (foll by: out, off, into etc) to go or cause to go, esp roughly or unceremoniously: we bundled him out of the house.
12. (usually foll by: into) to push or throw, esp quickly and untidily: to bundle shirts into a drawer.
13. (Computer Science) (tr) to sell (computer hardware and software) as one indivisible package
14. (Commerce) (tr) to give away (a relatively cheap product) when selling an expensive one to attract business: several free CDs are often bundled with music centres.
15. (Anthropology & Ethnology) (intr) to sleep or lie in one's clothes on the same bed as one's betrothed: formerly a custom in New England, Wales, and elsewhere
[C14: probably from Middle Dutch bundel; related to Old English bindele bandage; see bind, bond]
ˈbundler n

bun•dle

(ˈbʌn dl)

n., v. -dled, -dling. n.
1. several objects or a quantity of material gathered or bound together: a bundle of hay.
2. an item or quantity wrapped for carrying; package.
3. a number of things considered together: a bundle of ideas.
4. Slang. a great deal of money.
5. Bot. an aggregation of strands of specialized conductive and mechanical tissues.
6. Anat. an aggregation of fibers, as of nerves or muscles.
v.t.
7. to tie together or wrap in a bundle.
8. to send away hurriedly or unceremoniously (usu. fol. by off, out, etc.): They bundled her off to the country.
9. to offer or supply (related products or services) in a single transaction at one all-inclusive price: computers with bundled software.
v.i.
10. to leave hurriedly or unceremoniously (usu. fol. by off, out, etc.).
11. to engage in bundling.
12. bundle up, to dress warmly or snugly.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle Dutch bundel, bondel; akin to bind]
bun′dler, n.

Bundle

 a number of things bound together as a loose package or roll; a given quantity of some articles. See also bolt, bunch, collection, package.
Examples: bundle of archdeacons; of calumnies, 1646; of glass plate, 1831; of herbs, 1796; of ideas, 1690; of iron rods, 1831; of keys, 1474; of linen yarn [20 hanks], 1875; of notes [money]; of myrrh [sorrow], 1388; of principal nobility of the Christian world, 1564; of paper [two reams]; of papers, 1636; of qualities, 1863; of rags; of rays; of sensations, 1785; of sins, 1633; of sticks; of straw; of superstitions, 1768.

bundle


Past participle: bundled
Gerund: bundling

Imperative
bundle
bundle
Present
I bundle
you bundle
he/she/it bundles
we bundle
you bundle
they bundle
Preterite
I bundled
you bundled
he/she/it bundled
we bundled
you bundled
they bundled
Present Continuous
I am bundling
you are bundling
he/she/it is bundling
we are bundling
you are bundling
they are bundling
Present Perfect
I have bundled
you have bundled
he/she/it has bundled
we have bundled
you have bundled
they have bundled
Past Continuous
I was bundling
you were bundling
he/she/it was bundling
we were bundling
you were bundling
they were bundling
Past Perfect
I had bundled
you had bundled
he/she/it had bundled
we had bundled
you had bundled
they had bundled
Future
I will bundle
you will bundle
he/she/it will bundle
we will bundle
you will bundle
they will bundle
Future Perfect
I will have bundled
you will have bundled
he/she/it will have bundled
we will have bundled
you will have bundled
they will have bundled
Future Continuous
I will be bundling
you will be bundling
he/she/it will be bundling
we will be bundling
you will be bundling
they will be bundling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bundling
you have been bundling
he/she/it has been bundling
we have been bundling
you have been bundling
they have been bundling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bundling
you will have been bundling
he/she/it will have been bundling
we will have been bundling
you will have been bundling
they will have been bundling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bundling
you had been bundling
he/she/it had been bundling
we had been bundling
you had been bundling
they had been bundling
Conditional
I would bundle
you would bundle
he/she/it would bundle
we would bundle
you would bundle
they would bundle
Past Conditional
I would have bundled
you would have bundled
he/she/it would have bundled
we would have bundled
you would have bundled
they would have bundled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bundle - a collection of things wrapped or boxed togetherbundle - a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
wisp - a small bundle of straw or hay
2.bundle - a package of several things tied together for carrying or storingbundle - a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
bale - a large bundle bound for storage or transport
faggot, fagot - a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
pack - a bundle (especially one carried on the back)
parcel, package - a wrapped container
swag - a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman
3.bundle - a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)bundle - a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit); "she made a bundle selling real estate"; "they sank megabucks into their new house"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
money - wealth reckoned in terms of money; "all his money is in real estate"
Verb1.bundle - make into a bundle; "he bundled up his few possessions"
pack - arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"
2.bundle - gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
form - assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
agglomerate - form into one cluster
3.bundle - compress into a wadbundle - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
compact, pack - have the property of being packable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
puddle - work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud
bundle off - send off unceremoniously
4.bundle - sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed

bundle

noun
1. bunch, group, collection, mass, pile, quantity, stack, bolt, roll, heap, rick, batch, accumulation, assortment, armful He gathered the bundles of clothing into his arms.
verb
1. push, thrust, shove, throw, rush, hurry, hasten, jostle, hustle They bundled him into a taxi.
bundle someone up wrap up, shroud, swathe, envelop, muffle up, clothe warmly Harry greeted them bundled up in a long coat and a fur hat.
bundle something up package, tie, pack, bind, wrap, tie up, bale, fasten, truss, tie together, palletize possessions bundled up and carried in weary arms
Related words
adjective fascicular

bundle

noun
1. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit:
2. Informal. A large sum of money:
Slang: pile.
phrasal verb
bundle up
To put on warm clothes:
Translations
حُزْمَه، رُزْمَهيَرْزِمُ، يَحْزِمُ
balíkranecsbalitsvázatsvazek
bundtbundtegennejagesamle
kääräistäkiirehtiäkimppulähettäämatkoihinsa
batyuba köt
böggull, baggisenda í skyndi, drífa af staîvefja í böggul
išgrūstiišsiųstiryšulys
izgrūstizraidīt ārāpaunasainissasaiņot
vyhodiť vonzbaliť
sveženj
apar topar göndermekbohçadenkpaketlemeksarıp sarmalamak

bundle

[ˈbʌndl]
A. N
1. [of clothes, rags] → bulto m, fardo m, lío m; [of sticks] → haz m; [of papers] → legajo m
bundle of joy (= baby) → bebé mf
he's a bundle of nerveses un manojo de nervios
he's not exactly a bundle of laughsno es muy divertido que digamos
2. (= money) to make a bundleganarse un dineral, ganarse un pastón (Sp)
it cost a bundlecostó un dineral or una millonada
3. (= large number) → montón m
to go a bundle onvolverse loco por
4. (Comput) → paquete m
B. VT
1. (also bundle up) [+ clothes] → atar en un bulto
2. (= put hastily) → guardar sin orden
the body was bundled into the carmetieron el cadáver en el coche a la carrera
C. CPD bundled software N (Comput) → paquete m de software
bundle off VT + ADV [+ person] → despachar
they bundled him off to Australialo despacharon a Australia
bundle out VT + ADV to bundle sb outechar a algn
they bundled him out into the streetlo pusieron de patitas en la calle
bundle up VT + ADV [+ clothes, belongings] → liar, atar

bundle

[ˈbʌndəl]
n
[clothing] → paquet m; [firewood] → fagot m; [banknotes, newspapers] → liasse f
(= a lot) a bundle of fun (person)un vrai boute-en-train
it wasn't a bundle of laughs → ce n'était pas une partie de plaisir
to cost a bundle → coûter bonbon
to be a bundle of nerves (= very nervous) → être un paquet de nerfs
vt
to bundle sb into (= push) → pousser qn dans
to bundle sth into (= stuff) → fourrer qch dans
bundle off
vt (= send away) [+ person] → expédier
bundle out
vt (= throw out) → éjecter
bundle up
vt (= tie in a bundle) → faire un paquet debundled software [ˈbʌndəld] nlogiciels mpl joints or groupésbun fight n (British)
(= party) → réception f
(= argument) → bagarre f

bundle

n
(= pile)Bündel nt; to tie something in a bundleetw bündeln
(fig) a bundle of (= large number of)eine ganze Menge; he is a bundle of nerveser ist ein Nervenbündel; that child is a bundle of mischiefdas Kind hat nichts als Unfug im Kopf; her little bundle of joy (inf)ihr kleiner Wonneproppen (inf); a bundle of fun (inf)das reinste Vergnügen; it cost a bundle (inf)das hat eine Stange Geld gekostet (inf); he didn’t go a bundle on clubbing (inf)er stand nicht so auf Nachtklubs (inf)
vt
(= tie in a bundle)bündeln; bundled software (Comput) → Softwarepaket nt; it comes bundled with … (Comput) → … ist im Softwarepaket enthalten ? bundle up
(= put, send hastily) thingsstopfen; peopleverfrachten, schaffen; (into vehicle) → packen (inf), → schaffen

bundle

[ˈbʌndl]
1. n (of clothes, rags) → fagotto, involto; (of sticks) → fascina; (of papers) → mucchio; (of newspapers) → fascio
to be a bundle of nerves → essere tesissimo/a
2. vt
a. (also bundle up) (clothes) → fare un fagotto di, raccogliere in un mucchio; (papers) → fare un fascio di
b. (put hastily) → riporre in fretta; (person) → spingere, caricare in gran fretta
bundle off vt + adv (person) → mandare via in gran fretta
he was bundled off to Australia → l'hanno spedito in fretta e furia in Australia
bundle out vt + advfar uscire (senza tante cerimonie)

bundle

(ˈbandl) noun
a number of things bound together. a bundle of rags.
verb
1. (often with up or together) to make into bundles. Bundle up all your things and bring them with you.
2. to go, put or send (away) in a hurried or disorderly way. They bundled him out of the room.

bun·dle

n. manojo, haz; bulto;
___ -branch blockbloque de rama.