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Synonyms of dump in English:


  • 1 it's time to take the rubbish to the dump
    rubbish tip, rubbish dump, refuse dump, rubbish heap, refuse heap, tip, dumping ground, dustheap, slag heap, midden, dunghill, dung heap;
    British scrapyard;
    North American junkyard, nuisance grounds
  • 2 informal the house is a dump, but the rent is cheap
    hovel, shack, slum, shanty, mess
    informalhole, pigsty
  • verb

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  • 1 he dumped a bag of groceries on the table
    informalstick, park, plonk, shove, pop
    British informalbung
    North American informalplunk
  • 2 they gained permission to dump asbestos at the site
    British informalget shot of
    North American informaltrash
  • 3 pumps are used to dump effluent from the tanks
    discharge, empty out, pour out, tip out, unload, jettison, eject, spew out, throw out, force out
  • 4 informal he dumped her and ran off with a richer woman
    abandon, desert, leave, leave in the lurch, leave high and dry, turn one's back on, jilt, break up with, finish with, cast aside, throw over
    informalwalk out on, run out on, rat on, drop, ditch, chuck, give someone the elbow, give someone the old heave-ho, leave someone holding the baby
    British informalgive someone the push, give someone the big E
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