Need another word that means the same as “bout”? Find 33 synonyms and 30 related words for “bout” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Bout” are: binge, bust, tear, round, turn, spell, period, time, stretch, stint, run, session, cycle, attack, fit, spasm, paroxysm, convulsion, eruption, outbreak, outburst, burst, dose, contest, match, heat, competition, tournament, event, meeting, meet, fixture, game
Bout as a Noun
Definitions of "Bout" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “bout” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An attack of illness or strong emotion.
- An occasion for excessive eating or drinking.
- A short period of intense activity of a specified kind.
- A period of illness.
- A wrestling or boxing match.
- A contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers.
- A division during which one team is on the offensive.
- A curve in the side of a violin, guitar, or other musical instrument.
- (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive.
Synonyms of "Bout" as a noun (33 Words)
|attack||The act of attacking.|
The attack began at dawn.
|binge||An occasion for excessive eating or drinking.|
He went on a binge and was in no shape to drive.
|burst||The act of exploding or bursting.|
Her breath was coming in short bursts.
|bust||A sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person.|
A woman with big hips and a big bust.
|competition||The person or people over whom one is attempting to establish one’s supremacy or superiority; the opposition.|
There is fierce competition between banks.
|contest||An occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants.|
A leadership contest.
|convulsion||A sudden, violent, irregular movement of the body, caused by involuntary contraction of muscles and associated especially with brain disorders such as epilepsy, the presence of certain toxins or other agents in the blood, or fever in children.|
|cycle||The period of time taken to complete a cycle of events.|
The cells are shed over a cycle of twenty eight days.
|dose||A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.|
He took a dose of cough mixture.
|eruption||A spot, rash, or other mark appearing suddenly on the skin.|
Irritable skin eruptions.
|event||Something that happens at a given place and time.|
He repeated the success in the four lap 600 cc event.
|fit||The particular way in which something especially a garment or component fits.|
I admired the fit of her coat.
|fixture||Articles attached to a house or land and considered legally part of it so that they normally remain in place when an owner moves.|
A bum who is a Central Park fixture.
|game||The equipment for a game especially a board game or a video game.|
This was a game of shuttle diplomacy at which I had become adept.
|heat||The presence of heat.|
The heat is on.
|match||The score needed to win a match.|
He was an unsuitable match for any of their girls.
|meet||A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held.|
The meet with Frank is on for 10 o clock.
|meeting||An assembly of people for a particular purpose, especially for formal discussion.|
His meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day.
|outbreak||A sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition.|
The outbreak of World War II.
|outburst||A sudden release of strong emotion.|
An outburst of heavy rain.
|paroxysm||A sudden recurrence or attack of a disease.|
Paroxysms of ataxia and shaking.
|period||The interval between successive equal values of a periodic function.|
The Cretaceous period.
|round||(often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order.|
She did the rounds of her family to say goodbye.
|run||The act of running traveling on foot at a fast pace.|
The London Liverpool run.
|session||A period of recording music in a studio especially by a session musician.|
It was the opening session of the legislature.
|spasm||A sudden involuntary muscular contraction or convulsive movement.|
The airways in the lungs go into spasm.
|spell||A time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else.|
A spell of good weather.
|stint||An unbroken period of time during which you do something.|
Her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her.
|stretch||The capacity of a material or garment to stretch or be stretched elasticity.|
A treacherous stretch of road.
|tear||The act of tearing.|
One of my drinking buddies came for the weekend and we went on a tear.
|time||A reading of a point in time as given by a clock.|
In my time that was unheard of.
|tournament||A series of jousts between knights contesting for a prize.|
The Royal Tournament.
|turn||Turning or twisting around in place.|
He made an abrupt turn away from her.
Usage Examples of "Bout" as a noun
- A severe bout of flu.
- A bout of depression.
- A bout of fever.
- A drinking bout.
- Occasional bouts of strenuous exercise.
- He fought 350 bouts, losing only nine times.
Associations of "Bout" (30 Words)
|binge||Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself.|
She binged on ice cream.
|bust||A woman’s chest as measured around her breasts.|
They went on a bust that lasted three days.
|colonnade||A structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns.|
|conglomerate||Relating to a conglomerate especially a large corporation.|
The conglomerate peoples of New England.
|diatomic||Of or relating to a molecule made up of two atoms.|
Only diatomic molecules are easy to study in this way as larger molecules invariably fragment.
|double||To double the degree.|
He could be Gingrich s double.
|doubled||Twice as great or many.|
The dose is doubled.
|doubly||To twice the normal extent or degree; especially.|
She was doubly rewarded.
|dual||In an aircraft using dual controls.|
Their dual role at work and home.
|game||Play gambling games.|
The game is 6 all.
|homer||A base hit on which the batter scores a run.|
He homered for the sixth time in seven games.
|multiple||Numerous and often varied.|
Her multiple personalities.
|multiplication||A multiplicative increase.|
The multiplication of four by three gives twelve.
|once||At some time in the past; formerly.|
Gran had once been a famous singer.
|one||Being a single entity made by combining separate components.|
Spoke with one voice.
|only||Being the only one single and isolated from others.|
Rebellion will only bring more unhappiness.
|pike||Used in names of predatory fish with large teeth other than the true pike e g garpike.|
|plural||The plural number.|
Nouns with irregular plurals.
|redouble||Make twice as great or intense.|
We will redouble our efforts to reform agricultural policy.
|single||A single measure of spirits.|
A single red rose.
|subjugation||The act of subjugating by cruelty.|
The colonial subjugation of a country by means of brute military force.
|talking||The action of talking speech or discussion.|
The world s greatest talking bird.
|ternary||The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.|
A ternary operation.
|three||One of four playing cards in a deck having three pips.|
|times||A more or less definite period of time now or previously present.|
Four times three equals twelve.
|trinity||The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.|
God is said to be trinity in unity.
|triple||Hit a triple.|
Grain prices were expected to triple.
|twice||To double the degree.|
An engine twice as big as the original.
|twofold||Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities- R.W.Emerson.|
The twofold demands of the business and motherhood.
|walkway||A passage or path for walking along, especially a raised passageway connecting different sections of a building or a wide path in a park or garden.|