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English noun: dump

1. dump (process) a coarse term for defecation


SamplesHe took a shit.


Synonymsshit


Broader (hypernym)defecation, laxation, shitting

2. dump (location) a piece of land where waste materials are dumped


Synonymsdumpsite, garbage dump, rubbish dump, trash dump, waste-yard, wasteyard


Broader (hypernym)land site, site


Narrower (hyponym)eitchen midden, garbage heap, junk heap, junk pile, kitchen midden, midden, refuse heap, rubbish heap, scrapheap, toxic dumpsite, toxic waste dump, toxic waste site, trash heap, trash pile

3. dump (communication) (computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs


Broader (hypernym)copy, written matter


Narrower (hyponym)core dump


Domain categorycomputer science, computing

4. dump (artifact) a place where supplies can be stored


SamplesAn ammunition dump.


Broader (hypernym)depot, entrepot, storage, store, storehouse


English verb: dump

1. dump (possession) throw away as refuse


SamplesNo dumping in these woods!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out

2. dump (possession) sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly


SamplesThe company dumped him after many years of service.
She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man.


Synonymsditch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)get rid of, remove

3. dump (possession) sell at artificially low prices


Synonymsunderprice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)sell

4. dump (motion) drop (stuff) in a heap or mass


SamplesThe truck dumped the garbage in the street.


ExamplesThey dump the books into the box


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)drop

5. dump (motion) fall abruptly


SamplesIt plunged to the bottom of the well.


Synonymsplunge


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)drop


Verb groupdive, plunge, plunk

6. dump (contact) knock down with force


SamplesHe decked his opponent.


Synonymscoldcock, deck, floor, knock down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat









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