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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. a coarse term for defecation;
- Example: "he took a shit"
[syn: shit, dump]

2. a piece of land where waste materials are dumped;
[syn: dump, garbage dump, trash dump, rubbish dump, wasteyard, waste-yard, dumpsite]

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

4. a place where supplies can be stored;
- Example: "an ammunition dump"

VERB (6)

1. throw away as refuse;
- Example: "No dumping in these woods!"

2. sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly;
- Example: "The company dumped him after many years of service"
- Example: "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man"
[syn: dump, ditch]

3. sell at artificially low prices;
[syn: dump, underprice]

4. drop (stuff) in a heap or mass;
- Example: "The truck dumped the garbage in the street"

5. fall abruptly;
- Example: "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
[syn: plunge, dump]

6. knock down with force;
- Example: "He decked his opponent"
[syn: deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floor]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dump \Dump\ (d[u^]mp), n. [See Dumpling.] A thick, ill-shapen piece; a clumsy leaden counter used by boys in playing chuck farthing. [Eng.] --Smart. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dump \Dump\, n. [Cf. dial. Sw. dumpin melancholy, Dan.dump dull, low, D. dompig damp, G. dumpf damp, dull, gloomy, and E. damp, or rather perh. dump, v. t. Cf. Damp, or Dump, v. t.] 1. A dull, gloomy state of the mind; sadness; melancholy; low spirits or a mild depression; despondency; ill humor; -- now used only in the plural. [1913 Webster] March slowly on in solemn dump. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] Doleful dumps the mind oppress. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I was musing in the midst of my dumps. --Bunyan. [1913 Webster] Note: The ludicrous associations now attached to this word did not originally belong to it. "Holland's translation of Livy represents the Romans as being `in the dumps' after the battle of Cann[ae]." --Trench. [1913 Webster] 2. Absence of mind; revery. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. A melancholy strain or tune in music; any tune. [Obs.] "Tune a deploring dump." "Play me some merry dump." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. An old kind of dance. [Obs.] --Nares. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dump \Dump\, n. 1. A car or boat for dumping refuse, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A ground or place for dumping ashes, refuse, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is dumped. [1913 Webster] 4. (Mining) A pile of ore or rock. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

dump \dump\ n. a coarse term for defecation. Syn: shit. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dump \Dump\ (d[u^]mp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dumped; p. pr. & vb. n. Dumping.] [OE. dumpen to throw down, fall down, cf. Icel. dumpa to thump, Dan. dumpe to fall suddenly, rush, dial. Sw. dimpa to fall down plump. Cf. Dump sadness.] 1. To knock heavily; to stump. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. To put or throw down with more or less of violence; hence, to unload from a cart by tilting it; as, to dump sand, coal, etc. [U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster] Dumping car or Dumping cart, a railway car, or a cart, the body of which can be tilted to empty the contents; -- called also dump car, or dump cart. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

350 Moby Thesaurus words for "dump": Augean stables, Parthian shot, abandon, abase, abasement, abash, abjure, abundance, accumulation, affront, amassment, ammo dump, archives, armory, arsenal, artillery park, aspersion, atomic arsenal, atrocity, attic, back answer, backlog, bank, basement, baste, batter, bay, beat, belabor, bin, bog, bonded warehouse, bookcase, bordello, box, break bulk, brickbat, bring down, bring low, brothel, budget, buffet, bunker, buttery, cargo dock, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cathouse, caustic remark, cede, cellar, cesspool, chest, chuck, chuck out, clear the trade, clip joint, cloaca, cloaca maxima, close out, closet, collection, colluvies, comeback, comedown, commissariat, commissary, compost heap, conservatory, contempt, contumely, convert, convert into cash, cornucopia, crack, crate, crib, crush, cumulation, cupboard, cut, cut under, cutting remark, debase, debasement, deep-six, deflation, degrade, demean, den, den of thieves, deposit, depository, depot, descent, despite, dig, diminish, disburden, discard, discharge, disgorge, disgrace, dispense with, dispose of, ditch, dive, do without, dock, drain, drawer, drop, drub, dump on, dunghill, dustheap, effect a sale, eighty-six, eliminate, embarrassment, empty, enormity, exchequer, fleer, fleshpots, flout, flouting, foolery, forgo, forswear, garbage dump, get along without, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, gibe, gibing retort, give away, give up, glory hole, godown, gun park, gyp joint, hammer, hangdog look, have done with, heap, hoard, hold, hole, hovel, humbled pride, humiliation, hutch, indignity, injury, insult, inventory, jab, jape, jeer, jeering, jest, jettison, jilt, job, joint, junk, junkyard, kiss good-bye, kitchen midden, lair, lam, lambaste, larder, leg-pull, letdown, library, liquidate, locker, lower, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin, magazine, make a sacrifice, make a sale, manure pile, market, marsh, mass, material, materials, materiel, merchandise, midden, mire, mixen, mock, mockery, mortification, move, munitions, off-load, offense, offload, outrage, park, part with, parting shot, pesthole, pigpen, pigsty, pile, plague spot, plenitude, plenty, provisionment, provisions, put down, put-down, put-on, quagmire, quip, quitclaim, rack, rations, recant, reduce, refuse heap, reject, relinquish, remove, render up, renounce, repertoire, repertory, repository, resell, reservoir, resign, retail, retract, rick, rookery, rubbish heap, rude reproach, sacrifice, scoff, scrap, scurrility, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-diminishment, sell, sell off, sell on consignment, sell out, sell over, sell retail, sell short, sell up, sell wholesale, septic tank, set down, setdown, sewer, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, shelf, short answer, sink, slam, slap, slough, slum, spare, sporting house, stable, stack, stack room, stews, stock, stock room, stock-in-trade, stockpile, storage, store, storehouse, storeroom, stores, sty, sump, supplies, supply base, supply depot, supply on hand, surrender, swamp, swear off, swipe, take down, tank, taunt, tenement, terminate the account, the slums, throw away, throw down, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, throw up, tip, toss out, toss overboard, trash pile, treasure, treasure house, treasure room, treasury, trip up, tumbledown shack, turn into money, turn over, twit, unburden, uncomplimentary remark, undercut, undersell, unlade, unload, unpack, unship, vacate, vat, vault, verbal thrust, waive, wallop, warehouse, warren, wasteyard, wholesale, whorehouse, wine cellar, yield