Synonyms of bulge in English:

bulge


See definition of bulge

noun

1‘the money made a fat bulge in his hip pocket’

SYNONYMS

swelling, bump, lump, protuberance, protrusion, prominence, projection, eruption, convexity

rare intumescence

2‘there will be a bulge in the prison population’

SYNONYMS

surge, upsurge, rise, increase, escalation, jump, leap, boost, intensification, augmentation

ANTONYMS

decrease


verb

1‘his eyes were bulging’

SYNONYMS

swell, swell out, puff out, puff up, stick out, balloon, balloon out, balloon up, fill out, bag, belly

project, protrude, jut, jut out, stand out, be prominent

expand, inflate, distend, dilate, enlarge, bloat

rare intumesce, tumefy

ANTONYMS

contract