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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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  1. Susan Johnson:

    A race that lasts several hours separates mom and baby for several feedings. This means a mother will either need to stop to breastfeed, or slow down to pump or hand express some milk. If not, she will be physically uncomfortable, and her milk supply will take a hit, you can't turn the breast on and off. Milk flows in response to normal breastfeeding routines.

  2. Brian Katulis:

    It is unclear if Saudi Arabia will pump more oil, because those decisions are mostly driven by their energy policy leaders’ assessments of global market dynamics and what’s good for their country’s economic and strategic interests, the Biden team would like to see prices go down, and it has been asking for Saudi Arabia to add more supply, but the decision mostly depends on their own decisions based on the assessment of the global market and less on requests from the United States or any other individual country.

  3. Ben King:

    All those things can combine to help get more heat pumps deployed, a heat pump is more energy efficient than something like a furnace. The less electricity you're consuming, the better off you are.

  4. Melanie Lutenbacher:

    Breastfeeding is time consuming, often cumbersome for some employed women, and still not intentionally supported in many work sites, less time at work provides more opportunity for a woman to continue her breastfeeding effort in her own personal space ; more time at work means a greater need for work time, space and privacy to pump and then a place to store her milk.

  5. Rami Fahmy Mayuni:

    The Houthis planted dozens of landmines to hinder our ability to take it back. The battle was violent and took a couple hours, but the power plant is destroyed, and there's no way to pump water.

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