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Meaning of "stump" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STUMP

From Middle Low German stump; related to Dutch stomp, German Stumpf.
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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 STUMP

stump  [stʌmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STUMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stump 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 stump in English.

WHAT DOES STUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Stump

Stump may refer to: ▪ Stump, a band from Cork, Ireland ▪ Stump, one of three small wooden posts which the fielding team attempt to hit with the ball ▪ Stump, an artists' drawing tool made of rolled paper ▪ Stump, an American drinking game ▪ USS Stump, a Spruance-class destroyer ▪ Tree stump, the rooted remains of a felled tree ▪ Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, 2009 "Best In Show" winner at the Westminster Dog Show, nicknamed Stump ▪ The remains of a limb after amputation ▪ A coastal landform which forms when a stack is eroded...

Definition of stump in the English dictionary

The first definition of stump in the dictionary is the base part of a tree trunk left standing after the tree has been felled or has fallen. Other definition of stump is the part of something, such as a tooth, limb, or blade, that remains after a larger part has been removed. Stump is also any of three upright wooden sticks that, with two bails laid across them, form a wicket.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO STUMP

PRESENT

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

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you stump
we let´s stump
you stump
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to stump
Past participle
stumped
Present Participle
stumping
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 STUMP


bump
bʌmp
clump
klʌmp
crump
krʌmp
dump
dʌmp
gump
ɡʌmp
high-jump
ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp
hump
hʌmp
jump
dʒʌmp
lump
lʌmp
metump
mɛˈtʌmp
plump
plʌmp
pump
pʌmp
restump
riːˈstʌmp
rump
rʌmp
slump
slʌmp
sump
sʌmp
thump
θʌmp
trump
trʌmp
tump
tʌmp
ump
ʌmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STUMP

stumblingly
stumbly
stumer
stumm
stummed
stummel
stumming
stump farm
stump ranch
stump speech
stump up
stump-jump plough
stumpage
stumper
stumpier
stumpiest
stumpily
stumpiness
stumpwork
stumpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE STUMP

air pump
black stump
breast pump
broad jump
fist bump
fuel pump
gas pump
heat pump
high jump
long jump
on the jump
on the stump
parachute jump
petrol pump
refuse dump
suction pump
the black stump
the high jump
the lump
vacuum pump

Synonyms and antonyms of stump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STUMP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «stump» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of stump

Translation of «stump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STUMP

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

Translator English - Chinese

残余部分
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cepa
570 millions of speakers

English

stump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्टंप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جدعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пень
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

toco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুঁদা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

souche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tunggul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stumpf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

切り株
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그루터기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Stump
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடிக்கட்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ठोसा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kütük
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ceppo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pieniek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ciot
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κούτσουρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stomp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stubbe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stump
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stump

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STUMP»

The term «stump» is very widely used and occupies the 22.317 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STUMP» OVER TIME

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

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8 QUOTES WITH «STUMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stump.
1
William Gilbert
If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
2
Buddy Holly
I'm not trying to stump anybody... it's the beauty of the language that I'm interested in.
3
John Raese
I'm a native West Virginian and I've been called everything from a hillbilly to a stump jumper. I'm always proud of it; I'm very proud to be a West Virginian.
4
Adlai E. Stevenson
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
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Adlai Stevenson
Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
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Mark Steyn
Even if you don't mind Romneycare, or the abortion flip-flop, or any of the rest, there's a more basic problem: He's not a natural campaigner, and on the stump he instinctively recoils from any personal connection with the voters.
7
Murray Walker
You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.
8
Theodore White
The best time to listen to a politician is when he's on a stump on a street corner in the rain late at night when he's exhausted. Then he doesn't lie.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STUMP»

Discover the use of stump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Nutrition and Diagnosis-related Care
Provides timely, pertinent medical nutrition therapy information for the care of patients with over 360 diseases, disorders, and conditions.
Sylvia Escott-Stump, 2008
2
Aquinas
In this extensive and deeply researched study, Eleonore Stump examines Aquinas' major works, and clearly assesses the vast range of Aquinas' thought. This will be an unrivalled study and an indispensable resource for studying Aquinas.
Eleonore Stump, 2008
3
Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering
In Wandering in Darkness, Eleonore Stump argues that the difficult questions raised by the problem of suffering can be considered best in the context of biblical narratives.
Eleonore Stump, 2012
4
Stump
A newcomer has arrived in a small Welsh seaside town - a one-armed Liverpudlian.
Niall Griffiths, 2011
5
Fizzlebert Stump and the Bearded Boy
Fizzlebert Stump's second adventure.
A.F. Harrold, 2013
6
Electromagnetism
Electromagnetism sets a new standard in physics education. Throughout the book, the theory is illustrated with real-life applications in modern technology.
Gerald L. Pollack, Daniel R. Stump, 2002
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Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and ...
These are often John or Jack or Desmond, but sometimes they are James or Philip or Simon. Once, and once only, there was a boy whose name was Fizzlebert.' Fizzlebert Stump lives in a travelling circus.
A.F. Harrold, 2012
8
Dialectic and Its Place in the Development of Medieval Logic
In this work, Eleonore Stump traces one strand of the history of formal logic from its source in antiquity through the fourteenth century.
Eleonore Stump, 1989
9
“The” Reforms of the Council of Constance: (1414 - 1418)
The first comprehensive study of the Constance reforms since 1867, this volume offers a new edition of the Constance reform committee records and analyzes the rich conceptual basis for the reforms, arguing they were far more successful than ...
Phillip H. Stump, 1994
10
Beyond the Black Stump
This is the sun-baked setting for Nevil Shute's novel of a romance that is tested by the differences between two young people's home lives.
Nevil Shute, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stump is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Worker removing tree stump in New York village finds grenade
MILLBROOK, N.Y. (AP) — It's not every day you find a grenade while removing a tree stump. Fred Hill did, but luckily for the Hudson Valley tree service worker ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
2
Arizona GOP runs interference for Bob Stump ... and APS?
Arizona GOP runs interference for Bob Stump ... and APS? Laurie Roberts · Laurie Roberts, The Republic | azcentral.com 9:53 a.m. MST July 23, 2015. «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
3
Axa Unveils Plans to Transform 'Stump' Into London Skyscraper
Axa bought the site in February, three years after work halted on the tower during the financial crisis. The plot became known as “the stump” because only the ... «Bloomberg, Jun 15»
4
East Bay couple accused of robbing men lured with sex ads
Alexander Nejat, 24, of Dublin and his girlfriend, 20-year-old Katherine Stump of Danville, may be responsible for other robberies in which victims who ... «SFGate, Apr 15»
5
Here Are Fall Out Boy's Ten Best Songs
(Say what you will about Patrick Stump's sideburns, Pete Wentz's emo poetry, Joe Trohman's jewfro, and Andy Hurley's love of the Green Bay Packers -- the ... «Billboard, Jan 15»
6
Ariz. regulator chastises rooftop-solar industry
Bob Stump, who was replaced as chairman Monday after two years in the position, said that industries that have business at the commission "need more ... «azcentral.com, Jan 15»
7
Stump named SHR technical director
Rex Stump is the new technical director for Stewart-Haas Racing, as Motorsport.com first reported on Nov. 9. Over the last 19 seasons, Stump created Hendrick ... «Motorsport.com, Nov 14»
8
'The Voice' Adds Diana Ross, Meghan Trainor as Guest Advisors …
... Daly announced that even more star power will appear on the show next week: Diana Ross, Colbie Caillat, Meghan Trainor and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. «Hollywood Reporter, Nov 14»
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Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump's Baby Is Here, Ellen DeGeneres …
And keeping news of his son's arrival similarly secret, Stump, 30, left it to DeGeneres, whose show he will be appearing on in a couple of weeks, to make his ... «Us Magazine, Oct 14»
10
Jerry Springer to stump for Nina Turner
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Television host Jerry Springer plans to stump this week for an Ohio Democrat vying to be the state's elections chief. State Sen. «Cincinnati.com, Oct 14»
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