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Synonyms for (noun) pump

Synonyms: pump Definition: a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction

Similar words: mechanical device Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms: pump Definition: a low-cut shoe without fastenings

Similar words: shoe Definition: footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Synonyms: pump, heart, ticker Definition: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body Usage: he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

Similar words: internal organ, viscus Definition: a main organ that is situated inside the body

Synonyms for (verb) pump

Synonyms: pump Definition: question persistently Usage: She pumped the witnesses for information

Similar words: query, question Definition: pose a question

Synonyms: pump Definition: deliver forth Usage: pump bullets into the dummy

Similar words: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Synonyms: pump Definition: operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal Usage: pump the gas pedal

Similar words: handle, wield, manage Definition: handle effectively Usage: The burglar wielded an axe; The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

Synonyms: pump Definition: raise (gases or fluids) with a pump

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms: pump Definition: move up and down Usage: The athlete pumps weights in the gym

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: pump Definition: draw or pour with a pump

Similar words: take out, draw Definition: take liquid out of a container or well Usage: She drew water from the barrel

Synonyms: pump Definition: flow intermittently

Similar words: spirt, spout, spurt, gush Definition: gush forth in a sudden stream or jet Usage: water gushed forth

Synonyms: pump Definition: supply in great quantities Usage: Pump money into a project

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater