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Synonyms for pump

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pump

    cross-examine, interrogate, cross-quest iou

    prime, indoctrinate, instruct, cram

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pumpnoun

    a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction

    ticker, heart

  2. heart, pump, tickernoun

    the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

    "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

    affection, affectionateness, substance, philia, meat, centre, center, tenderness, core, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, watch, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, essence, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, fondness, spunk, stock ticker, eye, middle

  3. pumpverb

    a low-cut shoe without fastenings

    ticker, heart

  4. pumpverb

    operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal

    "pump the gas pedal"

  5. pumpverb

    deliver forth

    "pump bullets into the dummy"

  6. pumpverb

    draw or pour with a pump

  7. pumpverb

    supply in great quantities

    "Pump money into a project"

  8. pumpverb

    flow intermittently

  9. pumpverb

    move up and down

    "The athlete pumps weights in the gym"

  10. pumpverb

    raise (gases or fluids) with a pump

  11. pumpverb

    question persistently

    "She pumped the witnesses for information"

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pumpverb

    interrogate, question, quiz

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pump":

    pumping, bomb, pumps, pompe, bomba, pomp, pdp, pombe, inject, faucet, pumphouse

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. pump

    See Penis pump

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How to use pump in a sentence?

  1. Krista Gray:

    A baby can always get more milk than a pump can.

  2. Jesse Hartness:

    If you're dependent on a hand pump, they will be broken.

  3. Harold Wanger:

    These turbines are better than an oil well, an oil well will pump dry up on ya. And these turbines will keep runnin'.

  4. New Orleans:

    We cannot pump our way out of the water levels that are expected to hit the city of New Orleans, we need you to understand this.

  5. Kelsey Myers:

    Do I want to be carrying around 60 ounces of breast milk and ice and a pump ? No, I ’m doing it for my baby. I was already stressed to be away from my baby, stressed about the pump, and to have to deal with people who are so are disrespectful and a woman on top of it, it’s kind of mind-blowing.

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