1. [ noun ] the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
Synonyms: majority

"the majority of his customers prefer it" "the bulk of the work is finished"

Related terms: minority number major
2. [ verb ] stick out or up

"The parcel bulked in the sack"

Related terms: bulge
3. [ noun ] the property of something that is great in magnitude
Synonyms: volume mass

"it is cheaper to buy it in bulk" "he received a mass of correspondence" "the volume of exports"

Related terms: magnitude dollar_volume
4. [ adjective ] large in quantity or volume

"a bulk buy" "bulk mailing"

Related terms: wholesale
5. [ verb ] cause to bulge or swell outwards
Synonyms: bulge
Related terms: swell bulge
6. [ noun ] the property possessed by a large mass
Related terms: mass
Similar spelling:   bulky