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bout

 (bout)
n.
1. A contest between antagonists; a match: a wrestling bout.
2. A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell: "His tremendous bouts of drinking had wrecked his health" (Thomas Wolfe).

[From obsolete English bought, a turning (influenced by about), from Middle English, from bowen, to bend, turn; see bow2.]

bout

(baʊt)
n
1.
a. a period of time spent doing something, such as drinking
b. a period of illness
2. (Boxing) a contest or fight, esp a boxing or wrestling match
[C16: variant of obsolete bought turn; related to German Bucht bight; see about]

bout

(baʊt)

n.
1. a contest, as of boxing; match.
2. period; spell: a bout of illness.
3. a turn at work or any action.
4. a going and returning across a field, as in mowing or reaping.
[1535–45; variant of obsolete bought bend, turn, derivative of bow bow1; see bight]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bout - (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensivebout - (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
top of the inning, top - the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat; "a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"
bottom of the inning, bottom - the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat
period of play, playing period, play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
2.bout - a period of illness; "a bout of fever"; "a bout of depression"
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
3.bout - a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
4.bout - an occasion for excessive eating or drinkingbout - an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
revel, revelry - unrestrained merrymaking
piss-up - vulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking

bout

noun
1. period, time, term, fit, session, stretch, spell, turn, patch, interval, stint I was suffering with a bout of nerves.
2. round, run, course, series, session, cycle, sequence, stint, spree The latest bout of violence has claimed ten lives.
3. fight, match, battle, competition, struggle, contest, set-to, encounter, engagement, head-to-head, boxing match This will be his eighth title bout in 19 months.

bout

noun
1. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity:
go, hitch, inning (often used in plural), shift, spell, stint, stretch, time, tour, trick, turn, watch.
2. An often prolonged period, as of illness:
Translations
جَوْلَهدَوْر، فَتْرَه، نَوْبَه
kolozáchvatzápas
anfaldomgang
asaltoataque (of illness)combateluchatanda
eräkohtausotteluvälikohtaus
kastlota
rungtynės
cīņaklepus lēkmeperiodsreize

bout

[baʊt] N
1. [of illness] → ataque m
2. (= period) [of work] → tanda f
drinking boutjuerga f, farra f (LAm)
3. (= boxing match) → combate m, encuentro m (Fencing) → asalto m

bout

[ˈbaʊt] n [violence, unrest, strikes, ill health] → période f
[flue, malaria] → accès m; [depression] → crise f
[boxer] → combat m, match m

bout

n
(of flu etc)Anfall m; (of negotiations)Runde f; a bout of fever/rheumatismein Fieber-/Rheumaanfall m; a drinking bouteine Zecherei; I did another final bout of revision before the examich habe vor dem Examen noch einmal alles wiederholt
(Boxing, Wrestling, Fencing) → Kampf m; to have a bout with somebodyeinen Kampf mit jdm austragen

bout

[baʊt] n
a. (of illness, malaria) → attacco, accesso
a severe bout of flu → una brutta influenza
a drinking bout → una sbronza
he's had several bouts of illness → è stato ammalato diverse volte
a bout of hard work → un periodo di intenso lavoro
b. (boxing match) → incontro

bout

(baut) noun
1. a period (of). a bout of coughing.
2. a (usually boxing) contest. a bout of fifteen five-minute rounds.

bout

n. acceso, ataque, episodio.

bout

n episodio, ataque m
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