Bundle vs Troop - What's the difference?

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Bundle is a related term of troop.

As verbs the difference between bundle and troop

is that bundle is while troop is to move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.

As a noun troop is

a collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.



(wikipedia bundle)


(en noun)
  • A group of objects held together by wrapping or tying.
  • a bundle''' of straw or of paper; a '''bundle of old clothes
  • * Goldsmith
  • The fable of the rods, which, when united in a bundle , no strength could bend.
  • A package wrapped or tied up for carrying.
  • (biology) A cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres.
  • (informal) A large amount, especially of money.
  • The inventor of that gizmo must have made a bundle .
  • (computing, Mac OS X) A directory containing related resources such as source code; application bundle.
  • A quantity of paper equal to 2 reams (1000 sheets).
  • Derived terms

    * bundle buggy * bundle of energy * bundle of His * bundle of joy * bundle of laughs * bundle of nerves



    Coordinate terms

    * (quantity of paper) bale, quire, ream

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  • To tie or wrap together.
  • To hustle; to dispatch something or someone quickly.
  • * T. Hook
  • They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into our own hackney coach.
  • To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony.
  • To dress someone warmly.
  • To dress warmly. Usually bundle up
  • (computing) To sell hardware and software as a single product.
  • To hurry.
  • (slang) To dogpile
  • To hastily or clumsily push, put, carry or otherwise send something into a particular place.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 29 , author=Chris Whyatt , title=Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=At the other end, Essien thought he had bundled the ball over the line in between Bolton's final two substitutions but the flag had already gone up.}}
  • * 1851 ,
  • Yes, there is death in this business of whaling—a speechlessly quick chaotic bundling of a man into Eternity.
  • * 1859 , Terence, Comedies of Terence
  • Why, I didn't know that she meant that, until the Captain gave me an explanation, because I was dull of comprehension ; for he bundled me out of the house.
  • (dated) To sleep on the same bed without undressing.
  • * Washington Irving
  • Van Corlear stopped occasionally in the villages to eat pumpkin pies, dance at country frolics, and bundle with the Yankee lasses.

    Derived terms

    * bundle off * bundler * unbundle




    (en noun)
  • A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
  • * Shakespeare
  • That which should accompany old age — / As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends — / I must not look to have.
  • (military) A small unit of cavalry or armour commanded by a captain, corresponding to a platoon or company of infantry.
  • A detachment of soldiers or police, especially horse artillery, armour, or state troopers.
  • Soldiers, military forces (usually "troops").
  • * Shakespeare
  • Farewell the plumed troop , and the big wars.
  • * Macaulay
  • His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines.
  • (nonstandard) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
  • (label) A basic unit of girl or boy scouts, consisting of 6 to 10 youngsters.
  • A group of baboons.
  • A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
  • (mycology) Mushrooms that are in a close group but not close enough to be called a cluster.
  • Derived terms

    * trooper * troopship * troop carrier


    (en verb)
  • To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.}}
  • To march on; to go forward in haste.
  • To move or march as if in a crowd.
  • Derived terms

    * troop the colour (qualifier)


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