pump

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pump

verb

Definition of PUMP

1
to make short up-and-down movements <the thighs of the bicyclists were pumping furiously as they neared the finish line>
Synonyms bob, bobble, jog, jounce, pump, seesaw, wag
Related Words jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck
2
to put a series of questions to <prying neighbors pumped the guileless child for information about the family's new pool>
3
to remove (liquid) gradually or completely <pumped water from the well>
Synonyms bleed, draft, draw (off), pump, siphon (also syphon), tap
Near Antonyms bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp
Antonyms fill

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