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dump

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to end a usually intimate relationship with
  • all of her friends were surprised at how she just dumped him

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2 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • dump the trash on the curb and go back inside

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dump

noun

Synonyms of dump (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a place where discarded materials (as trash) are dumped
  • all of the used packaging eventually ends up in the dump

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2 a place where military arms are stored
  • a daring raid on the ammunition dump

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3 a dirty or messy place
  • his place is always a dump, so he almost never has people over

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The first known use of dump was in 1784

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“Dump.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dump. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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