bunch

A group or cluster of something is a bunch. It could be a bunch of people or a bunch of grapes. If you pick a bunch of bananas, you might end up being followed by a bunch of monkeys.

When you use the word bunch, you're generally talking about an approximate number of similar items, like a bunch of flowers or a bunch of cats or a bunch of your friends meeting for dinner. The verb bunch means "gather together," or "form into a bunch," the way you might bunch daisies together in a vase, or your socks might bunch down inside your boots.

Definitions of bunch
1

n a grouping of a number of similar things

“a bunch of trees”
Synonyms:
clump, cluster, clustering
Examples:
Northern Cross
a cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus
Omega Centauri
a global cluster in the constellation Centaurus
Pleiades
a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
Types:
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knot
a tight cluster of people or things
swad
a bunch
tuft, tussock
a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
wisp
a small tuft or lock
hexenbesen, staghead, witch broom, witches' broom
an abnormal tufted growth of small branches on a tree or shrub caused by fungi or insects or other physiological disturbance
coma
(botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)
Type of:
agglomeration
a jumbled collection or mass

n any collection in its entirety

Synonyms:
caboodle, lot
Type of:
accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection
several things grouped together or considered as a whole

n an informal body of friends

Synonyms:
crew, crowd, gang
Type of:
assemblage, gathering
a group of persons together in one place

v gather or cause to gather into a cluster

“She bunched her fingers into a fist”
Synonyms:
bunch up, bundle, clump, cluster
Types:
agglomerate
form into one cluster
Type of:
form
assume a form or shape

v form into a bunch

“The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom”
Synonyms:
bunch together, bunch up
Type of:
clump, cluster, constellate, flock
come together as in a cluster or flock

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