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1 dump /ˈdʌmp/ verb
dumps; dumped; dumping
1 dump
/ˈdʌmp/
verb
dumps; dumped; dumping
Learner's definition of DUMP
[+ object]
: to put (something) somewhere in a quick and careless way
sometimes used figuratively
: to leave or get rid of (something or someone) quickly or without concern
informal : to end a romantic relationship with (someone)
: to get rid of (waste or garbage) especially in a secret and illegal way
: to sell (goods) in foreign countries for less than what they would sell for in your own country
computers : to copy or move (data) from a computer's memory to a disk, another computer, etc.

dump in your lap

see 1lap

dump on

[phrasal verb] informal
dump on (someone) US : to criticize (someone) severely
dump (something) on (someone) : to give (something) to (someone else) to do, deal with, or think about because you do not want to
2 dump /ˈdʌmp/ noun
plural dumps
2 dump
/ˈdʌmp/
noun
plural dumps
Learner's definition of DUMP
[count]
: a place where waste (such as trash) is taken and left
: a place where military supplies are stored
informal : a messy, dirty, and unpleasant place
computers : an act of sending data stored in a computer to another place

down in the dumps

informal
: feeling very sad

take a dump

informal + impolite
: to pass solid waste from the body
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