Synonyms of stump


1. stump, tree stump, plant part, plant structure

usage: the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

2. stump, body part

usage: the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed

3. stump, post

usage: (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket

4. dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, stump, soapbox, platform

usage: a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it


1. stump, mix up, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

usage: cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her"

2. stomp, stamp, stump, walk

usage: walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"

3. stump, campaign, run

usage: travel through a district and make political speeches; "the candidate stumped the Northeast"

4. stump, clear

usage: remove tree stumps from; "stump a field"

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