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Definition 1: a receptacle where waste can be discarded - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where garbage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she tossed the moldy bread into the garbage

(garbage is a kind of ...) a container that is used to put or keep things in

Definition 2: a worthless message - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for garbage in the sense of this definition

(garbage is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of garbage ) unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

(... is a kind of garbage ) a false statement that is considered to indicate timidity or fear

(... is a kind of garbage ) nonsensical talk or writing

(... is a kind of garbage ) worthless or oversimplified ideas

Definition 3: food that is discarded (as from a kitchen) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for garbage in the sense of this definition

(garbage is a kind of ...) any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted

"they collect the waste once a week" "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"

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