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It's like night and day... to do business, in Europe, there is no bull, they are pretty straightforward.
Caprice Bourret

Meaning of "bull" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BULL

Old English bula, from Old Norse boli; related to Middle Low German bulle, Middle Dutch bolle.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BULL

bull  [bʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BULL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bull is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb bull in English.

WHAT DOES BULL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

bull

Bull

A bull is an intact adult male of the species Bos taurus. More muscular and aggressive than the female of the species, the cow, the bull has long been an important symbol in many cultures, and plays a significant role in both beef and dairy farming, and in a variety of other cultural activities.

Definition of bull in the English dictionary

The first definition of bull in the dictionary is any male bovine animal, esp one that is sexually mature related adjective taurine. Other definition of bull is the uncastrated adult male of any breed of domestic cattle. Bull is also the male of various other animals including the elephant and whale.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BULL

PRESENT

Present
I bull
you bull
he/she/it bulls
we bull
you bull
they bull
Present continuous
I am bulling
you are bulling
he/she/it is bulling
we are bulling
you are bulling
they are bulling
Present perfect
I have bulled
you have bulled
he/she/it has bulled
we have bulled
you have bulled
they have bulled
Present perfect continuous
I have been bulling
you have been bulling
he/she/it has been bulling
we have been bulling
you have been bulling
they have been bulling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I bulled
you bulled
he/she/it bulled
we bulled
you bulled
they bulled
Past continuous
I was bulling
you were bulling
he/she/it was bulling
we were bulling
you were bulling
they were bulling
Past perfect
I had bulled
you had bulled
he/she/it had bulled
we had bulled
you had bulled
they had bulled
Past perfect continuous
I had been bulling
you had been bulling
he/she/it had been bulling
we had been bulling
you had been bulling
they had been bulling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will bull
you will bull
he/she/it will bull
we will bull
you will bull
they will bull
Future continuous
I will be bulling
you will be bulling
he/she/it will be bulling
we will be bulling
you will be bulling
they will be bulling
Future perfect
I will have bulled
you will have bulled
he/she/it will have bulled
we will have bulled
you will have bulled
they will have bulled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been bulling
you will have been bulling
he/she/it will have been bulling
we will have been bulling
you will have been bulling
they will have been bulling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would bull
you would bull
he/she/it would bull
we would bull
you would bull
they would bull
Conditional continuous
I would be bulling
you would be bulling
he/she/it would be bulling
we would be bulling
you would be bulling
they would be bulling
Conditional perfect
I would have bull
you would have bull
he/she/it would have bull
we would have bull
you would have bull
they would have bull
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been bulling
you would have been bulling
he/she/it would have been bulling
we would have been bulling
you would have been bulling
they would have been bulling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you bull
we let´s bull
you bull
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to bull
Past participle
bulled
Present Participle
bulling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BULL

bulky
bull ant
bull bars
bull calf
bull dust
bull dyke
bull elephant
bull huss
bull kelp
bull market
bull mastiff
bull neck
bull nose
Bull Run
bull session
bull snake
bull terrier
bull tongue
bull trout
bull-headed

WORDS THAT END LIKE BULL

chock-full
cull
dull
full
gull
half-full
hull
in full
lull
mull
null
pull
push-pull
ring-pull
seagull
skull
Solihull
the Bull
to the full
Tull

Synonyms and antonyms of bull in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bull» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BULL

Find out the translation of bull to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bull from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bull» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

公牛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

toro
570 millions of speakers

English

bull
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बैल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثَوْر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бык
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

touro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ষাঁড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

taureau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lembu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stier
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

雄牛
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

황소
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Banteng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bò đực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காளை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बैल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Boğa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

toro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

byk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

taur
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταύρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bul
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

okse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bull

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BULL»

The term «bull» is very widely used and occupies the 5.440 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BULL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bull» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bull» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bull

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10 QUOTES WITH «BULL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bull.
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Tori Amos
Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
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Norman Ralph Augustine
Bulls do not win bull fights. People do.
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Tom Bergeron
I tried to steer the student newspaper toward more pertinent information instead of the usual gossip and bull.
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Corbin Bernsen
I love working for myself. I've grown to dislike the Hollywood machine. Too much bull, disappointment, and quite frankly, untalented, mindless, and hugely disrespectful people involved in the process. I'll take carrying the load on my back, all the way up Everest if needed, to be able to steer away from it.
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Caprice Bourret
It's like night and day... to do business, in Europe, there is no bull, they are pretty straightforward.
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Dennis Brown
Well, maybe it's because of the rumors they had going around, you know, they had some rumors about Dennis Brown was in the hospital and all that. Well, that is all bull!
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James Buchan
In rising financial markets, the world is forever new. The bull or optimist has no eyes for past or present, but only for the future, where streams of revenue play in his imagination.
8
James Caan
I never rode a bull - I'm not that stupid.
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Ron Chernow
Stock market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during the long bull market.
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Ron Chernow
As the bull market goes on, people who take great risks achieve great rewards, seemingly without punishment. It's like crime without punishment or sex without sin.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BULL»

Discover the use of bull in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bull and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets: How to Keep ...
Investors—with or without experience—will benefit from his insights, making this book a must-read." —Jim Rogers, international investor and author of A Gift to My Children
Peter D. Schiff, 2008
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How to Castrate a Bull: Unexpected Lessons on Risk, Growth, ...
His work is a unique—and delightful—look at how successful CEOs should manage risk, deal with failure, and conceive success." —Bill McDermott president and CEO, global f ield operations, and executive board member, SAP AG "This is the ...
Dave Hitz, 2008
3
Sitting Bull: His Life and Legacy
The only book on Sitting Bull written by a lineal descendant
Ernie LaPointe, 2009
4
Bull Rider
All it takes is eight seconds .
Suzanne Morgan Williams, 2009
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Bull!
Then, the market rose and rapidly gained speed until it peaked above 11,000. Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in 1982 and ended just in the early 2000s.
Maggie Mahar, 2009
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Shadow of a Bull
Maia Wojciechowska's 1965 Newbery Medal winner about a young boy struggling with his father's legacy.
Maia Wojciechowska, 2012
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Bull!: 144 Stupid Statements from the Market's Fallen Prophets
"The stock market, as best as I can judge, is high. It's not that there is a bubble in there." -Alan GreenspanWe rate this book a Strong Buy.
Greg Eckler, Laura M. MacDonald, Laura MacDonald, 2003
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Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall ...
“When Sheila Bair took over as head of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2006, the agency was probably better known for the ‘FDIC’ logo on the doors of the nation’s banks than for anything it did.
Sheila Bair, 2012
9
Da Bull: Life Over the Edge
Analyse: Le pionnier du surf en Californie, Greg Noll surnommé "Da Bull", raconte son parcours et à travers ses souvenirs, dévoile sa passion dévorante pour ce sport riche en sensations fortes.
Greg Noll, 1989
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Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull
Contributors to this volume have been issued a challenge: to write chapters that contain fundamental information for students, to include new information and ideas for seasoned film scholars, and to write in a jargon-free style that all ...
Kevin J. Hayes, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BULL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bull is used in the context of the following news items.
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Three Gored During 'Crazy' Pamplona Bull Run
It happened as six animals made their way through the streets to the city's bull ring with daredevil members of the public running ahead of them. «Sky News, Jul 15»
2
Patriot Bull Run: Man trampled by three animals - then gets up and …
This is the terrifying moment a man was trampled by a bull during a traditional run - but apparently got straight back on his feet and carried on. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
'Bull Mountain,' A Conversation With Brian Panowich
His debut novel, Bull Mountain, has received extensive praise from James Ellroy, C.J. Box, Wiley Cash, and John Connolly, among others. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
4
Many Key Destiny Red Bull Codes Have Been Compromised …
By Steve WattsScammers have figured out how to fake the Destiny promotional codes in Red Bull, potentially taking them away from legitimate ... «IGN, Jul 15»
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Aston Martin shows interest in Formula One
The British carmaker is in talks to become a “brand partner” with four-time champion Red Bull Racing, in exchange for brokering a deal that ... «Digital Trends, Jul 15»
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Pendleton County, Ky. man trampled by bull
A bull trampled an elderly Pendleton County man Monday afternoon, according to emergency responders. Dispatchers in Pendleton County ... «WCPO, Jul 15»
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Girl blames herself for pit bull bite
The girl thinks she may have startled the pit bull when she rose and stood over him. She is calling the injuries to her face an accident and she ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
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Greek drama threatens to stomp this bull market
Will investors witness the death of the bull market flirting with its seventh year? Or is this going to be a very bumpy ride as stocks break out of a ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
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Pit Bull Found Malnourished
Officials believe the pit bull had just given birth to puppies. Anyone with information is asked to call Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in Lackawanna ... «wnep.com, Jul 15»
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Bull Chart of the Day: Facebook
Over the past week, we've given back half that move, but in a wedge pattern consistent with a bull flag consolidation. This is healthy action. «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»

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