garbage

noun ⇨ See also ↑rubbish, ↑trash
1 (esp. AmE) waste material
ADJECTIVE
household, kitchen (AmE)
rotting
… OF GARBAGE
bag, pile
tons
VERB + GARBAGE
take out (AmE)

Don't forget to take out the garbage.

collect, remove

During the crisis, garbage was not collected.

dispose of, dump, throw, throw away, throw out

Someone just dumped their garbage into my backyard.

leave
strew, strew around (both usually passive)

There was garbage strewn around everywhere.

pick up

We picked up all the garbage we could find.

GARBAGE + NOUN
bag, can

I put the broken glass in the garbage can.

truck
dump, heap
collection, disposal
chute
PHRASES
throw sth in the garbage
2 (informal) sth that is stupid or not true
ADJECTIVE
absolute, complete, pure, utter

This movie is pure garbage.

worthless

His ideas were discarded like worthless garbage.

old

It's mostly the same old garbage.

PHRASES
garbage in, garbage out
a piece of garbage, a pile of garbage

The second series was a piece of garbage.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of flesh),


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