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dump

Synonyms of dump in English:

noun

  • 1 take the garbage to the dump
    transfer station, garbage dump, landfill (site), rubbish heap, dumping ground;
  • 2 informal the house is a dump
    hovel, shack, slum;
    mess;
  • verb

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  • 1 he dumped his bag on the table
    put down, set down, deposit, place, unload;
    drop, throw down
    informalpark, plonk (down), plunk (down)
  • 2 they will dump asbestos at the site
    informalditch, junk, deep-six
  • 3 informal he dumped her
    abandon, desert, leave, jilt, break up with, finish with, throw over
    informalwalk out on, rat on, drop, ditch, unfriend, defriend
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