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1 a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers" [syn: clump, cluster, clustering]
2 an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd" [syn: crowd, crew, gang]
3 any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle" [syn: lot, caboodle]


1 form into a bunch; "The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom" [syn: bunch together, bunch up]
2 gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk" [syn: bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump]

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  1. A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump.
    a bunch of grapes; a bunch of yobs on a street corner
  2. An informal body of friends.
    He still hangs out with the same bunch.
  3. A considerable amount.
    a bunch of trouble
  4. A number.
    A bunch of them went down to the field.


A group of a number of similar things
  • Finnish: kimppu, nippu
  • Italian: ciuffo, graspo
  • Spanish: manojo, puñado, (flowers)ramo, (grapes)racimo
An informal body of friends
  • Spanish: grupo, pandilla
A considerable amount


  1. To gather into a bunch.
  2. To gather fabric into folds.
  3. To form a bunch.
  4. To be gathered together in folds
  5. To protrude or swell


To gather into a bunch
  • Finnish: niputtaa

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