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Verb: dump  dúmp
  1. Throw away as refuse
    "No dumping in these woods!"
  2. [informal] Sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
    "The company dumped him after many years of service"; "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man";
    - ditch [informal], chuck [Brit, informal]
  3. [informal] Sell at artificially low prices
    - underprice
  4. Drop (stuff) in a heap or mass
    "The truck dumped the garbage in the street"
  5. Fall abruptly
    "It dumped to the bottom of the well";
    - plunge
  6. Knock down with force
    "He dumped his opponent";
    - deck [informal], coldcock [N. Amer, informal], knock down, floor
  7. (computing) copy data from memory to disk, or from one storage device to another esp. for backup
Noun: dump  dúmp
  1. A piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    - garbage dump [N. Amer], trash dump [N. Amer], rubbish dump [Brit], wasteyard, waste-yard, dumpsite [N. Amer], tip [Brit]
  2. (computing) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs
  3. A place where supplies can be stored
    "an ammunition dump"
  4. [informal] An unpleasant place
    - hole [informal]
  5. [informal] A coarse term for defecation
    "he took a dump";

Derived forms: dumped, dumps, dumping

Type of: beat, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, copy, defaecation [Brit, rare], defecation, depot, discard, dispose, drop, entrepot, fling, flog [Brit, informal], get rid of, land site, laxation, put away, remove, sell, site, storage, store, storehouse, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, written matter

Encyclopedia: Dump, Belize