Dictionary Results for swell


1. swell - noun

· the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea

Synonym(s): crestless_wave

Hypernym(s): wave, moving_ridge




2. swell - noun

· a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

Hypernym(s): natural_elevation, elevation




3. swell - noun

· a crescendo followed by a decrescendo

Hypernym(s): crescendo




4. swell - noun

· a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Synonym(s): dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, fashion_plate, clotheshorse

Hypernym(s): man, adult_male




5. swell - verb

· increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"

Hypernym(s): increase




6. swell - verb

· become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"

Synonym(s): puff_up

Hypernym(s): act, behave, do




7. swell - verb

· expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"

Synonym(s): swell_up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce

Hypernym(s): expand




8. swell - verb

· come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"

Synonym(s): well_up

Hypernym(s): originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring_up, grow




9. swell - verb

· come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"

Synonym(s): well

Hypernym(s): surface, come_up, rise_up, rise




10. swell - verb

· cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"

Hypernym(s): grow




11. swell - adjective

· very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"; "we had a grand old time"

Synonym(s): bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not_bad, peachy, slap-up, smashing, old





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