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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A protruding part; an outward curve or swelling.
  • n. Nautical A bilge.
  • n. A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity: The baby boom created a bulge in school enrollment.
  • n. An advantage.
  • v. To cause to curve outward.
  • verb-intransitive. To curve outward.
  • verb-intransitive. To swell up.
  • verb-intransitive. To stick out; protrude.
  • verb-intransitive. To be filled or overfilled: pockets bulging with coins.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. Something sticking out from a surface.
  • v. To stick out from (a surface).
  • v. To bilge, as a ship; to founder.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The bilge or protuberant part of a cask.
  • n. A swelling, protuberant part; a bending outward, esp. when caused by pressure.
  • n. The bilge of a vessel. See Bilge, 2.
  • verb-intransitive. To swell or jut out; to bend outward, as a wall when it yields to pressure; to be protuberant.
  • verb-intransitive. To bilge, as a ship; to founder.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A rounded protuberance; a swelling; a swell; a hump.
  • n. The swirl made by a salmon rising to the surface.
  • To swell out; be protuberant.
  • To bilge, as a ship.
  • n. A rapid rise in price, of stock, grain, cotton, or the like, followed by an equally rapid fall, owing to some temporary causes. The name has reference to the curve in a diagram of prices.
  • To cause to swell out and become protuberant.
  • To bilge or stave in the bottom of, as a ship.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  • v. bulge outward
  • v. bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
  • v. swell or protrude outwards
  • v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
  • Verb Form
    bulged    bulges    bulging   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    change shape    deform    change form    swell   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    founder    protuberate    bag    protuberance   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    divulge    indulge   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    lurch    twitch    bump    buttock    curvature    hump    lump    fissure    bruise    ache