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Synonyms for hum

Noun

1. busyness, hum, action, activity, activeness
usage: the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity; "they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers"; "there is a constant hum of military preparation"
2. Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, HUM, Harkat ul-Ansar, HUA, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Al Faran, Movement of Holy Warriors
usage: an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
3. hum, humming, noise
usage: a humming noise; "the hum of distant traffic"

Verb

1. hum, sing
usage: sing with closed lips; "She hummed a melody"
2. hum, buzz, seethe, be
usage: be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with activity"
3. hum, thrum, sound, go
usage: sound with a monotonous hum
4. hum, make noise, resound, noise
usage: make a low continuous sound; "The refrigerator is humming"
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