Lump together

Lump together
Lump together Lump together, v. t. To combine (various items) and treat them as a unit. See {lump}, v. i. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lump together — verb To put different items or groups together and treat them, or think of them as one single group. People tend to lump turtles and tortoises together, when in fact they are different creatures …   Wiktionary

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  • lump together — PHRASAL VERB: usu passive If a number of different people or things are lumped together, they are considered as a group rather than separately. [be V ed P] Policemen and prostitutes, bankers and butchers are all lumped together in the service… …   English dictionary

  • lump together — put together, place in the same category    They lumped us all together young, old, rich, poor …   English idioms

  • lump — Ⅰ. lump [1] ► NOUN 1) a compact mass, especially one without a definite or regular shape. 2) a swelling under the skin. 3) informal a heavy, ungainly, or slow witted person. 4) (the lump) Brit. informal casual employment in the building trade …   English terms dictionary

  • lump — I. /lʌmp / (say lump) noun 1. a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape, or of no particular shape. 2. a protuberance or swelling: a lump on the head. 3. Colloquial a stupid, clumsy person. –adjective 4. in the form of a lump or lumps …   Australian English dictionary

  • lump — I 1. noun 1) a lump of coal Syn: chunk, hunk, piece, mass, block, wedge, slab, cake, nugget, ball, brick, cube, pat, knob, clod, gobbet, dollop, wad; informal …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lump — [[t]lʌ̱mp[/t]] lumps, lumping, lumped 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A lump of something is a solid piece of it. The potter shaped and squeezed the lump of clay into a graceful shape. ...a lump of wood... They used to buy ten kilos of beef in one lump.… …   English dictionary

  • lump — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide with, accumulation, acervation, agglomerate, agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, allow, amassment, barrel, batch, bear, bear with, beard, bide, bilge, bit, blain, bleb, blend, blimp, blister, blob,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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