(noun, verb)


1. a coarse term for defecation

Definition categories: process, defecation, laxation

2. a piece of land where waste materials are dumped

Similar word(s): dumpsite

Definition categories: location, site

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

Definition categories: communication, copy

4. a place where supplies can be stored

- an ammunition dump

Definition categories: man–made, depot, entrepot, storage, store, storehouse

Sentences with dump as a noun:

- A toxic waste dump.

- The new XML dump is coming soon.

- This place looks like a dump.

- Don't feel bad about moving away from this dump.

- March slowly on in solemn dump. -- Hudibras.Doleful dumps the mind oppress. --William ShakespeareI was musing in the midst of my dumps. --John Bunyan.

- Tune a deploring dump.

- Play me some merry dump. --William Shakespeare


1. throw away as refuse

- No dumping in these woods!

Definition categories: possession, discard, dispose, fling, toss

2. 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

Similar word(s): ditch

Definition categories: possession, remove

3. sell at artificially low prices

Similar word(s): underprice

Definition categories: possession, sell

4. drop (stuff) in a heap or mass

- The truck dumped the garbage in the street

Definition categories: motion, drop

5. fall abruptly

Similar word(s): plunge

Definition categories: motion, drop

6. knock down with force

Similar word(s): coldcock, deck, floor

Definition categories: contact, beat