lump+together

  • 1Lump 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

  • 2lump together — index commingle, compile, consolidate (unite), hoard Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3lump 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 …

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  • 4lump together — Synonyms and related words: accouple, accumulate, add, agglomerate, agglutinate, aggregate, aggroup, amalgamate, amass, articulate, assemble, assimilate, associate, band, batch, blend, bond, bracket, bridge, bridge over, bring together, bulk,… …

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  • 5lump 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… …

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  • 6lump together — put together, place in the same category    They lumped us all together young, old, rich, poor …

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  • 7lump — 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 …

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  • 8lump — 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 …

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  • 9lump — 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 …

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  • 10lump — [[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.… …

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  • 11lump — 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,… …

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  • 12lump — I n 1. mass, clot, gob, gobbet, pat, dab, spot; piece, chunk, Inf. hunk, hunch; wad, ball; clump, clod, cluster, bunch; heap, mound, pile, stack; agglomeration, group, aggregation, aggregate, assemblage, collection, amassment, accumulation. 2.… …

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  • 13lump — lump1 [lump] n. [ME lompe, lumpe, akin ? to Dan lompe, a mass, lump, Swed dial. lump, a block, stump, MHG lumpe, rag: see LIMP1] 1. a solid mass of no special shape, esp. one small enough to be taken up in the hand; hunk 2. a) a small cube or… …

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  • 14Lump — (l[u^]mp), n. [Cf. OD. lompe piece, mass. Cf. {Lunch}.] 1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore. A lump of cheese. Piers Plowman. This lump of clay. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15Lump — Lump, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lumped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lumping}.] 1. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without distinction of particulars. [1913 Webster] The expenses ought to be lumped together. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 2. To take in… …

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  • 16Lump coal — Lump Lump (l[u^]mp), n. [Cf. OD. lompe piece, mass. Cf. {Lunch}.] 1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore. A lump of cheese. Piers Plowman. This lump of clay. Shak.… …

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  • 17Lump sum — Lump Lump (l[u^]mp), n. [Cf. OD. lompe piece, mass. Cf. {Lunch}.] 1. A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore. A lump of cheese. Piers Plowman. This lump of clay. Shak.… …

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  • 18lump|er — «LUHM puhr», noun. 1. a laborer employed to load and unload ships; longshoreman. 2. a person who lumps things together or deals with things in the lump or mass …

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  • 19lump — lump1 lumpingly, adv. /lump/, n. 1. a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal. 2. a protuberance or swelling: a blow that raised a lump on his head. 3. an aggregation, collection, or mass;… …

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  • 20lump — lump1 S2 [lʌmp] n 1.) a small piece of something solid, without a particular shape ▪ Strain the custard to remove lumps. lump of ▪ Melt a lump of butter in your frying pan. 2.) a small hard swollen area that sticks out from someone s skin or… …

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