Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) fuss, trouble, bother, hassle (an angry disturbance) "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
- S: (n) annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass (something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness) "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
- S: (v) trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself (take the trouble to do something; concern oneself) "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"
- S: (v) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations) "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
- S: (v) trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother (to cause inconvenience or discomfort to) "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
- S: (v) bother (intrude or enter uninvited) "Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"
- S: (v) bother (make nervous or agitated) "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
- S: (v) bother (make confused or perplexed or puzzled)