Synonyms of stump in English:

stump


See definition of stump

noun

1‘a tree stump’

SYNONYMS
stub, end, tail end, remnant, remains, remainder, butt
piece, part, segment
informal fag end, dog end

verb

1‘education chiefs were stumped by some of the exam questions’

SYNONYMS
baffle, perplex, puzzle, confuse, confound, bewilder, mystify, nonplus, defeat
be too much for, put at a loss, bring up short
informal flummox, fox, be all Greek to, throw, floor, discombobulate
archaic wilder, gravel, maze
rare obfuscate

2‘she stumped along the landing to the bathroom’

SYNONYMS
stomp, stamp, clomp, clump, lumber, trudge, plod
thump, thud, bang, thunder
Scottish, Northern Irish sprauchle

Phrases

    stump something up

    ‘the banks would be willing to stump up the extra money’


    SYNONYMS
    British

    pay, pay up, hand over, part with, give, put in, contribute, donate

    fork out, shell out, dish out, lay out, come across with, cough up, chip in

    North American

    ante up, pony up