1. come upon, as if by accident; meet with

    Synonyms : chance, encounter, find, happen
  2. an impact (as from a collision)

    Synonyms : blow
    Type Of : impact
    Examples :
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle
  3. knock against with force or violence

    Synonyms : knock
    Type Of : impinge on, run into, strike, collide with, hit
    Examples :
    • My car bumped into the tree
  4. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

    Synonyms : break, demote, kick downstairs, relegate
    Type Of : delegate, assign, designate, depute
  5. remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

    Synonyms : dislodge
    Type Of : displace
  6. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

    Synonyms : bulge, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
    Type Of : projection
  7. a lump on the body caused by a blow

    Type Of : injury, trauma, harm, hurt
  8. dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

    Type Of : trip the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic, dance
    Examples :
    • bump and grind