Synonyms of dump in English:


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1‘it's time to take the rubbish to the dump’


rubbish tip, rubbish dump, refuse dump, rubbish heap, refuse heap, tip, dumping ground, dustheap, slag heap, midden, dunghill, dung heap

British scrapyard

North American junkyard, nuisance grounds

2‘the house is a dump, but the rent is cheap’


hovel, shack, slum, shanty, mess

hole, pigsty


1‘he dumped a bag of groceries on the table’


put down, lay down, set down, deposit, place, put, unload

drop, let fall, throw down, fling down

informal stick, park, plonk, shove, pop

British informal bung

North American informal plunk

archaic unlade

rare posit

2‘they gained permission to dump asbestos at the site’


dispose of, get rid of, throw away, throw out, discard, scrap, bin, jettison, cast aside, cast out, fling out, toss out

informal ditch, junk, get shut of

British informal get shot of

North American informal trash

3‘pumps are used to dump effluent from the tanks’


discharge, empty out, pour out, tip out, unload, jettison, eject, spew out, throw out, force out

4‘he dumped her and ran off with a richer woman’


abandon, desert, leave, leave in the lurch, leave high and dry, turn one's back on, jilt, break up with, finish with, cast aside, throw over

walk out on, run out on, rat on, drop, ditch, chuck, give someone the elbow, give someone the old heave-ho, leave someone holding the baby

British give someone the push, give someone the big E

archaic forsake