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1. stump

noun. ['ˈstʌmp'] the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled.

Synonyms

  • plant part
  • tree stump
  • tree
  • plant structure

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • unaffectedness
  • demystify
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Stump

  • trump
  • slump
  • plump
  • klumpp
  • klump
  • grump
  • frump
  • crump
  • clump
  • thump
  • sump
  • rump
  • pump
  • lumpp
  • lump
  • kump
  • jump
  • hump
  • gumpp
  • gump
  • dump
  • chump
  • bump

How do you pronounce stump?

Pronounce stump as stəmp.

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Sentences with stump


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use your level as a straightedge and mark a line along the top edge of the stump.

2. Verb, base form
You probably know a lot, but a certain brand, model or problem is bound to stump you.

3. Adjective
Repeat the process at least once a week to prevent stump growth and kill the stump.

Quotes about stump


1. In every stump speech I give, I speak about the fact that people who dream and achieve enormous success do not make us poorer - they make us better off.
- Mitt Romney

2. stump

noun. ['ˈstʌmp'] the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed.

Synonyms

  • limb
  • body part

Antonyms

  • reassure
  • simplify
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. stump

verb. ['ˈstʌmp'] cause to be perplexed or confounded.

Synonyms

  • baffle
  • beat
  • bewilder
  • dumbfound
  • flummox
  • stick
  • vex
  • perplex
  • pose
  • mystify
  • mix up
  • nonplus
  • gravel
  • get
  • amaze
  • stupefy

Antonyms

  • sell
  • end
  • stay
  • pull out

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. stump

noun. ['ˈstʌmp'] (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket.

Synonyms

  • grille
  • wicket
  • lattice

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • travel
  • move

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. stump

verb. ['ˈstʌmp'] remove tree stumps from.

Antonyms

  • lend

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. stump

verb. ['ˈstʌmp'] walk heavily.

Synonyms

  • stamp
  • stomp

Antonyms

  • take away
  • repel
  • arrive

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. stump

verb. ['ˈstʌmp'] travel through a district and make political speeches.

Synonyms

  • campaign

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • go

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. stump

noun. ['ˈstʌmp'] a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

Synonyms

  • rostrum
  • podium
  • platform
  • ambo
  • pulpit
  • soapbox

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • stumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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