Phrasal Verb 'Pump'

We have 7 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Pump'.

Pump (money) into

Meaning: Invest in something

Example: The government will PUMP funds INTO the health service.

Pump in

Meaning: Invest, put money in

Example: The government will PUMP funds IN.

Pump out

Meaning: Remove liquids coming in using a pump

Example: We had to PUMP OUT the water coming into the ship.

Pump out

Meaning: Produce, emit a lot of something

Example: They were PUMPING OUT music all night at the party.

Pump up

Meaning: Encourage, make someone feel confident

Example: The coach PUMPED the team UP before the match.

Pump up

Meaning: Fill with air

Example: We had to PUMP UP the tyres before we left.

Pump up

Meaning: Increase substantially

Example: They have PUMPED UP exports again.