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dump

dump

 
pronunciation:
duhmp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dumped, dumping, dumps
definition 1: to drop abruptly and in a single mass.
He dumped the newspaper in the garbage can.
similar words:
deposit, discard, dispose of, drop, plop, plunk, toss
definition 2: to empty (the contents of a container), esp. by inverting or tilting.
similar words:
discharge, empty, unload
definition 3: to empty the contents of, esp. by inverting or tilting.
Will you dump the garbage can?
synonyms:
empty
similar words:
unload
definition 4: (informal) to sever abruptly one's association with (someone).
synonyms:
ditch
similar words:
drop, jilt
definition 5: to market a great quantity of (goods) at a reduced price in another country, so as to undercut foreign competition.
similar words:
flood, glut, unload
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to throw away or unload unwanted things, such as garbage or toxic waste.
similar words:
unload
definition 2: to market a great quantity of goods at reduced prices, so as to weaken the competition.
similar words:
unload
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an area designated for dumping refuse.
the town dump
similar words:
junkyard, landfill
definition 2: (informal) a house, town, or other place that is dirty or run-down.
synonyms:
pigpen, pigsty, sty
similar words:
hovel, shack, shanty
definition 3: an area or structure for the storage and distribution of military supplies such as ammunition.
synonyms:
armory, arsenal, depot, magazine
similar words:
storehouse, warehouse
derivation: dumper (n.)
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