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Meaning of PUT AWAY

Pronunciation:  pût u'wey

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily; "She turned away from her painting"
  2. [v]  eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food; "My son tucked in a whole pizza"
  3. [v]  kill gently, as with an injection, as of pet animals
  4. [v]  place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
  5. [v]  throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
  6. [v]  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
 
 Synonyms: cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, lag, lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put behind bars, put to sleep, remand, shut away, shut up, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, tuck away, tuck in
 
 See Also: abandon, break up, close out, confine, confine, cut off, de-access, deep-six, detain, disrupt, dump, eat, eat up, finish, get rid of, give it the deep six, interrupt, jettison, junk, kill, liquidize, pension off, polish off, remove, retire, scrap, sell off, sell out, sell up, trash, unlearn, waste

 

 

 

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