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Synonyms for bump

Synonyms for bump

to come together or come up against with force


to proceed with sudden, abrupt movements


to lower in rank or grade

bump into: to find or meet by chance

bump off: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

violent forcible contact between two or more things

an unevenness or elevation on a surface

a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

Synonyms for bump

a lump on the body caused by a blow

come upon, as if by accident

dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied


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Some airlines, however, offer free airfares on top of the existing ticket, hotel accommodation, phone calls and food to those bumped off a flight due to overbooking.
Or you have been bumped off a flight for which you had a confirmed reservation.
Yet it's happened this way in skating before - Todd Eldridge in '92 and Nancy Kerrigan in '94 (the year she bumped off a 13-year-old Kwan).
Normally we would worry about racing's image in instances like this, and it has to be said that future syndicate owners may be concerned at the way the Midsomer Four were bumped off one by one.
The law will require all airlines - including charter airlines - flying to and from EU airports to pay EUR600 to passengers bumped off long-haul flights, EUR400 for medium-length flights and EUR250 for short hops.
Serious talk often gets bumped off the airwaves entirely.
Not only that -- I need to be able to maintain the connection and not get bumped off by other users of one of those antennas.
It makes as much sense as an underwater drum kit, but every six months or so, sex scandals, celebrity murders, and even Newt Gingrich's feeble attempts at ego-reduction surgery get bumped off the front page because Hillary Rodham Clinton is undergoing another makeover.
Our customers all had the same concerns when they first called -- how can we be sure we won't get bumped off the rail lines, and what assurances do we provide that we can make schedule," noted President David Cannon.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Channel 5, 9pm Unlike the poor fictional residents of Las Vegas, who seem to get bumped off with alarming regularity, this top cop procedural drama is the series which just won't die.
SOME human remains of dozens of victims done to death by that affable-sounding Dr Harold Shipman, the Northern GP who bumped off hundreds before topping himself in prison, were mistakenly retained after police investigations.
But finally it has come to light in EastEnders that Ben bumped off Heava.
I've never known for anyone to be bumped off a flight, especially after less than two minutes.
It's not so long since PC Shane Doyle was bumped off after trying to kill Jasmine, and then there was DCI Grace Barraclough, who fell for Carl while investigating him for murder - she met a sticky end too.
I have never had lost luggage, never been bumped off a flight and never been subject to a cancellation or delay.