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I've never been in a band where someone goes, 'Ah, I've got the perfect name! And it's because I climbed Mount Fuji, and at the top a golden dove came down...' It's always a bunch of guys sitting around going, 'How about Rotten Chipmunks?'
Wes Borland

Meaning of "bunch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BUNCH

Of obscure origin.
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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 BUNCH

bunch  [bʌntʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BUNCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bunch is a verb and can also act as a noun.
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 verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb bunch in English.

WHAT DOES BUNCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bunch

Bunch may refer to: ▪ Bunch ▪ BUNCH, competitors in computer manufacturing ▪ Bunch, an abstract data type that can be understood as a set without the "packaging" ▪ Bunch grass, any grass of the Poaceae family ▪ Bunch, Oklahoma, a village in the state of Oklahoma in the United States of America ▪ The Bunch, a 1972 folk rock group ▪ The Brady Bunch, an American situation comedy TV show...

Definition of bunch in the English dictionary

The first definition of bunch in the dictionary is a number of things growing, fastened, or grouped together. Other definition of bunch is a collection; group. Bunch is also a group or company.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BUNCH

PRESENT

Present
I bunch
you bunch
he/she/it bunches
we bunch
you bunch
they bunch
Present continuous
I am bunching
you are bunching
he/she/it is bunching
we are bunching
you are bunching
they are bunching
Present perfect
I have bunched
you have bunched
he/she/it has bunched
we have bunched
you have bunched
they have bunched
Present perfect continuous
I have been bunching
you have been bunching
he/she/it has been bunching
we have been bunching
you have been bunching
they have been bunching
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 bunched
you bunched
he/she/it bunched
we bunched
you bunched
they bunched
Past continuous
I was bunching
you were bunching
he/she/it was bunching
we were bunching
you were bunching
they were bunching
Past perfect
I had bunched
you had bunched
he/she/it had bunched
we had bunched
you had bunched
they had bunched
Past perfect continuous
I had been bunching
you had been bunching
he/she/it had been bunching
we had been bunching
you had been bunching
they had been bunching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you bunch
we let´s bunch
you bunch
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to bunch
Past participle
bunched
Present Participle
bunching
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 RHYME WITH BUNCH


after-lunch
ˈɑːftəˌlʌntʃ
brunch
brʌntʃ
Bunche
bʌntʃ
clunch
klʌntʃ
counterpunch
ˈkaʊntəˌpʌntʃ
crunch
krʌntʃ
dunch
dʌntʃ
honeybunch
ˈhʌnɪˌbʌntʃ
hunch
hʌntʃ
key-punch
kiː pʌntʃ
lunch
lʌntʃ
munch
mʌntʃ
punch
pʌntʃ
runch
rʌntʃ
sarpanch
səˈpʌntʃ
scrunch
skrʌntʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BUNCH

bumsucking
bun
Buna
bunbury
bunce
bunchberries
bunchberry
Bunche
bunches
bunchgrass
bunchier
bunchiest
bunchily
bunchiness
bunchy
bunco
bunco artist
bunco squad
buncombe
bund

WORDS THAT END LIKE BUNCH

box lunch
buffet lunch
business lunch
credit crunch
haunch
launch
packed lunch
paunch
picnic lunch
power lunch
prelaunch
press launch
pub lunch
relaunch
school lunch
soft launch
soft-launch
staunch
sucker punch
the crunch

Synonyms and antonyms of bunch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BUNCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bunch» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bunch
assortment · band · batch · bevy · bouquet · bundle · clump · cluster · crew · crowd · flock · flower arrangement · gang · garland · gather · gathering · group · heap · knot · lot · mass · mob · multitude · number · parcel · party · pile · pleat · posse · pucker · quantity · rick · ruffle · rumple · sheaf · spray · stack · swarm · team · tousle · troop · tuft · wreath · wrinkle

Translation of «bunch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BUNCH

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

montón
570 millions of speakers

English

bunch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गुच्छा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جَماعَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

связка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conjunto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গুচ্ছ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bouquet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sekumpulan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bündel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

송이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bunch
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chùm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गुच्छा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Demet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mazzo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wiązka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зв´язка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grămadă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δέσμη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klomp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klase
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

knippe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bunch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BUNCH»

The term «bunch» is very widely used and occupies the 6.992 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BUNCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bunch» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bunch» 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 bunch

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10 QUOTES WITH «BUNCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bunch.
1
Walt Alston
I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too.
2
Will C. Barnes
'Mustanging' was like trout fishing. It is always the big ones that get away. When you did get a bunch of them into a corral, you found they did not look half so large and handsome as when they were first sighted on the prairie.
3
Birch Bayh
In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own.
4
Neill Blomkamp
I have zero strategy for my career - like, zero. I could get as much satisfaction about doing a $20,000 shot film the same way I could do a $100 million film with a bunch of effects.
5
Wes Borland
I've never been in a band where someone goes, 'Ah, I've got the perfect name! And it's because I climbed Mount Fuji, and at the top a golden dove came down...' It's always a bunch of guys sitting around going, 'How about Rotten Chipmunks?'
6
Barbara Boxer
Really, life is complicated enough without having a bunch of Senators deciding what we should do in the privacy of our own homes.
7
Toni Braxton
You don't want a whole bunch of yes people around you.
8
Anna Camp
I went to School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, and we had a bunch of singing classes. My first job in New York was an Off-Broadway musical.
9
Kurt Cobain
I'm a spokesman for myself. It just so happens that there's a bunch of people that are concerned with what I have to say. I find that frightening at times because I'm just as confused as most people. I don't have the answers for anything.
10
Vir Das
Surround yourself with a bunch of like-minded people, and you'll soak up their habits like a starved sponge. Fat people with fat friends care less about their weight.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUNCH»

Discover the use of bunch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bunch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family's Method to College ...
The Brainy Bunch is uplifting and ultimately relatable proof of what any family can accomplish through dedication, love, faith, and hard work.
Kip Harding, Mona Lisa Harding, 2014
2
Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch
This volume includes newly commissioned essays by several leading scholars of Peckinpah's work.
Stephen Prince, 1999
3
Dynamics of the Singing Voice
approaches to the singing voice." --Book Jacket.
Meribeth Bunch Dayme, 2009
4
Beyond the Brady Bunch: Hope and Help for Blended Families
The book will help stretch hearts, minds and homes past the image of “perfect” and another “happily ever after” into the hope of God’s promise to restore, heal and rebuild.
Debbie Alsdorf, Ray Alsdorf, 2010
5
Theo and the Baby Bunch
Theo and the Baby Bunch is composed of three stories suited to young children who have just had a new baby brother or sister. The stories are interactive and engage children with simple questions and actions.
Michael Watson, 2011
6
Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator
Whatever your VMware virtualization environment, this book will help you do more with less, save time, eliminate errors, and improve both performance and reliability.
Cody Bunch, 2012
7
Bunch of Five
Bunch of Five is General Sir Frank Kitson's military autobiography.
Frank Kitson K.C.B. C.B.E. M.C., 2011
8
Gen X TV: The Brady Bunch to Melrose Place
This is a guide to the TV series that Generation X venerate. It traces the major programme influences in the lives of 'slackers' (young couch potatoes) and other Gen Xers, and details their influence on television.
Rob Owen, 1999
9
Just a bunch of girls: feminist approaches to schooling
This book describes the experiences of girls and women across the whole range of schooling, from nursery to secondary school. It tells of feminist educational initiatives to try and establish equal educational oppurtunities.
Gaby Weiner, 1985
10
Woman of God
Cindy Bunch helps you dig into Scripture to develop the traits of a godly woman, including how to be strong, trustworthy, wise, resourceful, forgiving, beautiful, content, confident--and how to claim God's grace when you fall short.
Cindy Bunch, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BUNCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bunch is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Here's What Happens When You Ask a Bunch of Hippie Kids to Act …
It has taken Hollywood more than four decades to turn the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment into a feature film, but not for lack of trying. «Mother Jones, Jul 15»
2
Picky eater in the bunch? You are not alone
Food for kids needs to go beyond grilled cheese. But picky eaters don't make this easy. One tip: engage the child in the activity of mealtime. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
3
A Bunch Of Attorneys Think Ken Paxton Should Be Disbarred
A Bunch Of Attorneys Think Ken Paxton Should Be Disbarred. Posted By Mark Reagan on Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 5:48 PM. click to enlarge Texas Attorney General ... «San Antonio Current, Jul 15»
4
Jeppie Barbour: We won't be 'bossed around by a bunch of Yankees'
"They were fighting for the freedom of the South not to get bossed around by a bunch of Yankees," Jeppie Barbour told reporters after he spoke ... «SunHerald.com, Jul 15»
5
A talented bunch
MARSHALL - No matter your interests, Marshall Middle School was a busy place to be on Monday afternoon. Groups of area kids worked to ... «Marshall Independent, Jul 15»
6
Tinashe Received A Bunch Of Flowers And A Thank You Card From …
Janet Jackson is old school. Not only does her new single sound like it was recorded in 2003 (in a good way!), but she still takes the time to ... «Idolator: All About The Music, Jul 15»
7
Lee Darland Bunch
Lee Darland Bunch, 71, Haskell, machinist, died July 1, 2015, in Haskell. Services were held Monday, July 6, 2015, at the First Baptist Church ... «Broken Arrow Ledger, Jul 15»
8
Minecon News: Minecraft Getting a Bunch of New Features
First, a dual-wielding feature, new shields, and enchanted arrows. It's not all about combat, though. Dual-wielding, for instance, could be ... «Pixelkin, Jul 15»
9
Bunch of benefits
SUNRAYSIA wine grape growers hope a national strategy to boost the struggling wine industry will bear fruit for producers of affordable wines. «Sunraysia Daily, Jul 15»
10
Want to Burn a Bunch of Calories? Go to a Music Festival
Looking to burn some calories to maintain a svelte bod this summer? Turns out your music festival bracelet could be just as valuable as the ... «Exclaim!, Jul 15»

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