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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
    informal hole, pigsty
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  • 1 he dumped a bag of groceries on the table
    informal stick, park, plonk, shove, pop
    British informal bung
    North American informal plunk
    archaic unlade
    rare posit
  • 2 they gained permission to dump asbestos at the site
    informal ditch, junk, get shut of
    British informal get shot of
    North American informal trash
  • 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
    informal walk 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 informal give someone the push, give someone the big E
    archaic forsake
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