Synonyms of pump in English:



  • 1 an engine pumped air out of the tube
    force, drive, push, send, transport, raise, inject;
    suck, draw, tap, milk, siphon, withdraw, expel, extract, bleed, drain
  • 2 I fetched the bike and pumped up the back tyre
    [Antonyms] deflate
  • 3 one man was still alive, with blood pumping from his leg
    spurt, spout, squirt, jet, surge, spew, gush, stream, flow, flood, pour, spill, rush, well, cascade, run, course, discharge
    British informal sloosh
  • 4 informal I started pumping them for information
    informal grill, put the screws on, give someone the third degree, put someone through the third degree, put someone through the wringer/mangle, worm something out of someone
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