dump out

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dump out

1. To empty the contents of some container by pouring them quickly and roughly out. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dump" and "out." The object of the verb can refer to either the container or its contents. She dumped her purse out on the counter as she frantically tried to find her keys. Now, don't just dump out those ball bearings, or they'll scatter everywhere.
2. To force someone to exit a car or other vehicle very abruptly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dump" and "out." She dumped me out in front of my house and drove off without a word.
3. To throw something away. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dump" and "out." Can we please dump these old leftovers out? They're starting to smell.
4. To discard something completely, especially very abruptly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dump" and "out." We had to dump out nearly half the script because it just wasn't coming together the right way.
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