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I either delegate something, I dump it, or I deal with it.
Daniel L. Doctoroff

Meaning of "dump" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DUMP

Probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian dumpa to fall suddenly, Middle Low German dumpeln to duck.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DUMP

dump  [dʌmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dump is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb dump in English.

WHAT DOES DUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dump

Dump generally refers to a place for disposal of domestic waste. See articles at midden and landfill.

Definition of dump in the English dictionary

The first definition of dump in the dictionary is to drop, fall, or let fall heavily or in a mass. Other definition of dump is to empty out of a container. Dump is also to unload, empty, or make empty, as by tilting or overturning.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DUMP

PRESENT

Present
I dump
you dump
he/she/it dumps
we dump
you dump
they dump
Present continuous
I am dumping
you are dumping
he/she/it is dumping
we are dumping
you are dumping
they are dumping
Present perfect
I have dumped
you have dumped
he/she/it has dumped
we have dumped
you have dumped
they have dumped
Present perfect continuous
I have been dumping
you have been dumping
he/she/it has been dumping
we have been dumping
you have been dumping
they have been dumping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I dumped
you dumped
he/she/it dumped
we dumped
you dumped
they dumped
Past continuous
I was dumping
you were dumping
he/she/it was dumping
we were dumping
you were dumping
they were dumping
Past perfect
I had dumped
you had dumped
he/she/it had dumped
we had dumped
you had dumped
they had dumped
Past perfect continuous
I had been dumping
you had been dumping
he/she/it had been dumping
we had been dumping
you had been dumping
they had been dumping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will dump
you will dump
he/she/it will dump
we will dump
you will dump
they will dump
Future continuous
I will be dumping
you will be dumping
he/she/it will be dumping
we will be dumping
you will be dumping
they will be dumping
Future perfect
I will have dumped
you will have dumped
he/she/it will have dumped
we will have dumped
you will have dumped
they will have dumped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been dumping
you will have been dumping
he/she/it will have been dumping
we will have been dumping
you will have been dumping
they will have been dumping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would dump
you would dump
he/she/it would dump
we would dump
you would dump
they would dump
Conditional continuous
I would be dumping
you would be dumping
he/she/it would be dumping
we would be dumping
you would be dumping
they would be dumping
Conditional perfect
I would have dump
you would have dump
he/she/it would have dump
we would have dump
you would have dump
they would have dump
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been dumping
you would have been dumping
he/she/it would have been dumping
we would have been dumping
you would have been dumping
they would have been dumping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you dump
we let´s dump
you dump
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to dump
Past participle
dumped
Present Participle
dumping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DUMP


bump
bʌmp
chump
tʃʌmp
clump
klʌmp
crump
krʌmp
flump
flʌmp
gump
ɡʌmp
high-jump
ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp
hump
hʌmp
jump
dʒʌmp
lump
lʌmp
plump
plʌmp
pump
pʌmp
rump
rʌmp
slump
slʌmp
stump
stʌmp
sump
sʌmp
thump
θʌmp
trump
trʌmp
tump
tʌmp
ump
ʌmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DUMP

dumosity
dump bin
dump on
dump orbit
dump truck
dumpcart
dumper
dumper truck
dumpier
dumpiest
dumpily
dumpiness
dumping
dumping ground
dumpish
dumpishly
dumpishness
dumple
dumpling
dumps

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUMP

air pump
bicycle pump
breast pump
broad jump
fist bump
fuel pump
gas pump
heat pump
high jump
long jump
on the jump
on the stump
parachute jump
petrol pump
refuse dump
suction pump
the black stump
the high jump
the lump
vacuum pump

Synonyms and antonyms of dump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DUMP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dump» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dump

Translation of «dump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUMP

Find out the translation of dump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

垃圾堆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vertedero
570 millions of speakers

English

dump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डंप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَقْلَبُ النُّفَايات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

свалка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

depósito de lixo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মনমরা ভাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dépotoir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pembuangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Müllhalde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ごみ捨て場
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쓰레기 수거장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbuwang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bãi rác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டம்ப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डंप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çöplük
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

discarica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

śmietnisko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

смітник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

groapă de gunoi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σκουπιδότοπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stortingsterrein
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tipp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avfallsplass
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUMP»

The term «dump» is very widely used and occupies the 9.130 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUMP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dump

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10 QUOTES WITH «DUMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dump.
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Russell Baker
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
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Alain de Botton
I was foreign and Jewish, with a funny name, and was very small and hated sport, a real problem at an English prep school. So the way to get round it was to become the school joker, which I did quite effectively - I was always fooling around to make the people who would otherwise dump me in the loo laugh.
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Phil Bredesen
It's not health care reform to dump more money into Medicaid.
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Katherine Center
We are big composters. We compost everything - bread, tea bags, coffee grounds. I even dump out my old coffee in the garden. We keep a mixing bowl on the counter and just fill it up as the day goes along, then dump it in the mulch pile before dinner and wash it with the dinner dishes.
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Daniel L. Doctoroff
I either delegate something, I dump it, or I deal with it.
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Robert Downey, Jr.
I've always been a fella who put most of my eggs in one basket and then take a dump in the basket but I really don't know.
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Roddy Doyle
It's a big con job. We have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well; because it is a dreary little dump most of the time.
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Sheena Easton
I'm terrible at relationships. I consider myself to be smart and a good mother but it's taken me this long to realise you don't have to marry a guy after three days or dump him.
9
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
I think breastfeeding is part of what helped me lose my baby weight. I just dump it all into my chubby little son.
10
Al Gore
Today we're dumping 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the environment, and tomorrow we will dump more, and there is no effective worldwide response. Until we start sharply reducing global-warming pollution, I will feel that I have failed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUMP»

Discover the use of dump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Body Dump
Details the disturbing true account of twenty-seven-year-old Kendall Francois, a middle-school hall monitor, known as "Stinky" due to his apparent disregard for hygiene, who murdered eight prostitutes and hid their decomposing bodies ...
Fred Rosen, 2002
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Stig of the Dump
One day, Barney, a solitary little boy, falls into a chalk pit and lands in a sort of cave, where he meets 'somebody with a lot of shaggy hair and two bright black eyes' - whom he names him Stig.
Clive King, 2010
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Memory Dump Analysis Anthology
This revised, cross-referenced, and thematically organized volume of selected DumpAnalysis.org blog posts targets software engineers developing and maintaining products on Windows platforms, technical support, and escalation engineers.
Dmitry Vostokov, 2008
4
Dump 'Em
" Written with honesty, empathy, and ruthless wit, Dump 'Em will teach you to conquer your fear of confrontation and master the art of the peaceful and permanent breakup. So what are you waiting for? Dump 'em!
Jodyne L. Speyer, 2009
5
Dump Your Toxic Waist
Whether you want to look like a beauty queen, lower your blood pressure, beat diabetes or avoid a heart attack, this book and its 28-day plan will help you break the metabolic vicious cycle and lose weight for good.
Derrick Cutting, 2008
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Moving On: Dump Your Relationship Baggage and Make Room for ...
In this groundbreaking book, authors Russell Friedman and John W. James show readers how to move on from their unsuccessful past relationships and finally find the love of their lives.
Russell Friedman, John W. James, 2006
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Dump Trucks
Dump trucks help the other machines on a construction site by transporting dirt or other materials. Some dump trucks can carry a load of up to 52,000 pounds. Read about how these machines work and watch for when the truck dumps its load!
Ray McClellan, 2010
8
Operation: Dump the Chump
So he comes up with Operation: Dump the Chump, a brilliant scheme to get even with the pesky creep. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Barbara Park, 2011
9
Curious George and the Dump Truck
Curious about the big truck next door, George takes a closer look.
Margret Rey, H. A. Rey
10
Date Him Or Dump Him: The No-Nonsense Relationship Quiz
Date Him or Dump Him? comes with simple, straightforward advice from psychologist Dr. Anthony Termine.
Melissa Heckscher, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dump is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nuclear dump would destroy our land: elder
"To the South Australian government, to the federal government, to the mining giants - don't worry about trying to put the waste dump here," ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
2
Near death puppies rescued from Manitoba First Nation dump
Two puppies rescued from a dump on a Manitoba First Nation are on the mend and will be sent to a shelter in British Columbia, along with 19 ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
3
Restaurateur Is the Latest to Dump Trump Following Immigration …
Restaurateur José Andrés nixed plans to open a flagship dining spot in the new Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, following ... «TIME, Jul 15»
4
Dump History Slows Nate's Expansion
Hang said that he believes it to be the only site in the state of New York “where people are living directly on top of fill” from a dump and said it ... «ithaca.com, Jul 15»
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Crews mop up Sacramento County dump fire
Crews mop up Sacramento County dump fire. Fire site near Jackson Highway. UPDATED 10:54 PM PDT Jul 08, 2015 ... «KCRA Sacramento, Jul 15»
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Regent Street garbage dump?
Regent Street garbage dump? Some Regent Street business owners have complained about the presence of silt that has been sitting in front of ... «Stabroek News, Jul 15»
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Yellowknife dump runoff may be causing Jackfish Lake algae blooms
N.W.T.'s Department of Environment and Natural Resources wants the City of Yellowknife to test run-off water at the city dump to determine if it ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
8
The Daily Donald: More brands dump Trump — and new details on …
The Daily Donald: More brands dump Trump -- and new details on his friendship EnlargeDonald Trump announces his campaign for the 2016 ... «Salon, Jul 15»
9
Resident upset with illegal dump in Lake Echo, N.S.
WATCH: One Halifax-area man says he's been trying to get the municipality to clean up a dump site that popped up near his Lake Echo home ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
10
Beware. Travel companies can dump you
Bye-bye, flight. Airlines can bump you from flights at the last minute; vacation rentals can cancel your paid booking; cruise lines can fill the ship ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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