Definition of Pump

1. Noun. A mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction.

2. Verb. Operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal. "Pump the gas pedal"
Generic synonyms: Handle, Manage, Wield
Specialized synonyms: Goose

3. Noun. 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"

4. Verb. Deliver forth. "Pump bullets into the dummy"
Generic synonyms: Blast, Shoot

5. Noun. A low-cut shoe without fastenings.
Generic synonyms: Shoe
Specialized synonyms: Spectator, Spectator Pump

6. Verb. Draw or pour with a pump. "The women pump water into the bowl"
Generic synonyms: Draw, Take Out
Entails: Pour

7. Verb. Supply in great quantities. ; "Pump money into a project"
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

8. Verb. Flow intermittently.
Generic synonyms: Gush, Spirt, Spout, Spurt

9. Verb. Move up and down. "The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move

10. Verb. Raise (gases or fluids) with a pump.
Generic synonyms: Bring Up, Elevate, Get Up, Lift, Raise

11. Verb. Question persistently. "She pumped the witnesses for information"
Generic synonyms: Query, Question

Definition of Pump

1. n. A low shoe with a thin sole.

2. n. An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with valves properly placed for admitting or retaining the fluid as it is drawn or driven through them by the action of the piston.

3. v. t. To raise with a pump, as water or other liquid.

4. v. i. To work, or raise water, a pump.

Definition of Pump

1. Noun. A device for moving or compressing a liquid or gas. ¹

2. Noun. An instance of the action of a pump; one stroke of a pump; any action similar to pumping ¹

3. Noun. A device for dispensing liquid or gas to be sold, particularly fuel. ¹

4. Noun. (bodybuilding) A swelling of the muscles caused by increased blood flow following high intensity weightlifting. ¹

5. Noun. (colloquial) A ride on a bicycle given to a passenger, usually on the handlebars or fender. ¹

6. Noun. (US obsolete slang) The heart. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To use a pump to move (liquid or gas). ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) (''often followed by'' '''up''') To fill with air. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To move rhythmically, as the motion of a pump. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To shake (a person's hand) vigorously. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To gain information from (a person) by persistent questioning. ¹

12. Verb. (intransitive) To use a pump to move liquid or gas. ¹

13. Verb. (intransitive) (slang) To be going very well. ¹

14. Verb. (sports) To kick, throw or hit the ball far and high. ¹

15. Verb. (Scotland slang) To pass gas; to fart. ¹

16. Noun. (British) A type of shoe, a trainer or sneaker. ¹

17. Noun. (chiefly North America) A type of very high-heeled shoe; stilettoes. ¹

18. Noun. A dancing shoe. ¹

19. Noun. A type of shoe without a heel (source: Dictionarium Britannicum - 1736) ¹

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Definition of Pump

1. to cause to flow by means of a pump (a device for moving fluids) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pump

pump-and-dump scheme
pump-type pliers
pump action
pump actions
pump fake
pump fakes
pump house

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