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pump

Synonyms of pump in English:

verb

  • 1 I pumped air out of the tube
    force, drive, push;
    suck, draw, tap, siphon, withdraw, expel, extract, bleed, drain
  • 2 she pumped up the tire
    inflate, aerate, blow up, fill up;
    swell, enlarge, distend, expand, dilate, puff up
  • 3 blood was pumping from his leg
  • 4 informal I pumped them for information
    interrogate, cross-examine, ask, question, quiz, probe, sound out, catechize, give someone the third degree
    informal grill
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