- 1dump something to get rid of something you do not want, especially in a place which is not suitable Too much toxic waste is being dumped in the ocean. The dead body was just dumped by the roadside.
- 2dump somebody/something (on somebody) (informal) to get rid of someone or something or leave them for someone else to deal with He's got no right to keep dumping his problems on me.
- 3dump something (business) to get rid of goods by selling them at a very low price, often in another country put down
- 4 dump something to put something down in a careless or messy way Just dump your stuff over there—we'll sort it out later. end relationship
- 5dump somebody (informal) to end a romantic relationship with someone Did you hear he dumped his girlfriend? computing
- 6dump something to copy information and move it somewhere to store it Idioms
get rid of
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NAmE//dʌmp//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dump
he / she / it dumps
past simple dumped
-ing form dumping
to make something the responsibility of another person They dropped the problem back in my lap. Phrasal Verbsdump on somebody
drop/dump something in somebody's lap (informal)jump to other results