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Synonyms for bubble

Noun

1. bubble, globule
usage: a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
2. house of cards, bubble, scheme, strategy
usage: a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control; "his proposal was nothing but a house of cards"; "a real estate bubble"
3. bubble, illusion, fantasy, phantasy, fancy
usage: an impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble"
4. bubble, covering
usage: a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic

Verb

1. bubble, emit, breathe, pass off
usage: form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
2. ripple, babble, guggle, burble, bubble, gurgle, sound, go
usage: flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
3. bubble, rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
usage: rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles; "bubble to the surface"
4. bubble, change, alter, modify
usage: cause to form bubbles; "bubble gas through a liquid"
5. burp, bubble, belch, eruct, emit, breathe, pass off
usage: expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
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