Synonyms of pump


1. pump, mechanical device

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

2. heart, pump, ticker, internal organ, viscus

usage: 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"

3. pump, shoe

usage: a low-cut shoe without fastenings


1. pump, wield, handle, manage

usage: operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal; "pump the gas pedal"

2. pump, blast, shoot

usage: deliver forth; "pump bullets into the dummy"

3. pump, draw, take out

usage: draw or pour with a pump

4. pump, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply in great quantities; "Pump money into a project"

5. pump, spurt, spirt, gush, spout

usage: flow intermittently

6. pump, move, displace

usage: move up and down; "The athlete pumps weights in the gym"

7. pump, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

usage: raise (gases or fluids) with a pump

8. pump, question, query

usage: question persistently; "She pumped the witnesses for information"

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Definition and meaning of pump (Dictionary)