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1. bunch

noun. ['ˈbʌntʃ'] a grouping of a number of similar things.

Synonyms

  • swad
  • tussock
  • cluster
  • clustering
  • knot
  • agglomeration
  • clump

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense

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Words that Rhyme with Bunch

  • scrunch
  • crunch
  • brunch
  • punch
  • munch
  • lunch
  • hunch

Example sentences of the word bunch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Push this bunch of yarn over the knot and onto the ribbon.

2. Verb, base form
This should cause the yarn to bunch up around the knotted end of the yarn.

3. Verb, past tense
Other varieties simply bunch the leaves more closely together in a vertical column.

Quotes containing the word bunch


1. Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'
- Temple Grandin

2. I want to grow a flower for every time someone tells me “F you.” Then I’ll go back to that person and pin the flower on their lapel in a gesture of friendship. And while they are looking down on it in astonishment, I’ll *bunch up my knuckles and punch them in the face.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want Two apply for a job at our country's largest funeral home, and then wear a suit and noose to the job interview.

3. When you're dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery. People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody.
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

2. bunch

noun. ['ˈbʌntʃ'] an informal body of friends.

Synonyms

  • gathering
  • crowd
  • assemblage
  • crew

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

3. bunch

verb. ['ˈbʌntʃ'] form into a bunch.

Synonyms

  • bunch together
  • bunch up
  • constellate
  • clump
  • flock

Antonyms

  • wake
  • disarrange
  • unpack
  • distributive

4. bunch

noun. ['ˈbʌntʃ'] any collection in its entirety.

Synonyms

  • caboodle
  • lot
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • collection

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • smoothness
  • untie

5. bunch

verb. ['ˈbʌntʃ'] gather or cause to gather into a cluster.

Synonyms

  • cluster
  • bunch up
  • clump
  • agglomerate
  • form

Antonyms

  • take
  • unite
  • decrease
  • decrement
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