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dump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dump

  1. 1 a place where discarded materials (as trash) are dumped <all of the used packaging eventually ends up in the dump> Synonyms landfill, sanitary landfill, tip [chiefly British] Related Words dustbin, dustheap, junkyard, kitchen midden, midden; transfer station; mess, pigpen, pigsty, sty

  2. 2 a place where military arms are stored <a daring raid on the ammunition dump> Synonyms arsenal, depot, armory, magazineRelated Words fort, fortress, stronghold; repository, storehouse, warehouse

  3. 3 a dirty or messy place <his place is always a dump, so he almost never has people over> Synonyms pigpen, hellhole, hole, pigsty, shambles, styRelated Words chaos, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, disorganization, mess, muddle, muss; havoc, hell, mare's nest, snake pit; clutter, jumble, litter, mishmash, welter




dump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dump

  1. 1 to end a usually intimate relationship with <all of her friends were telling her to dump the jerk already> Synonyms blow off, break off (with), ditch, jilt, kiss off, leaveRelated Words brush (aside or off), cold-shoulder, cut, high-hat, slight, snub; abandon, desert, forsake, maroon, quitNear Antonyms hook up (with), take; befriend, latch (on or onto)

  2. 2 to get rid of as useless or unwanted <dump the trash on the curb and go back inside> Synonyms cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, discard, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadRelated Words abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain




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