do away with

Definitions of do away with
  1. verb
    terminate, end, or take out
    synonyms: eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
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    cancel out, wipe out
    wipe out the effect of something
    decouple
    reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
    decouple
    eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
    annihilate, obliterate
    do away with completely, without leaving a trace
    knock out
    eliminate
    drown
    get rid of as if by submerging
    cut out
    delete or remove
    cut, prune, rationalise, rationalize
    weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
    extinguish, snuff out
    put an end to; kill
    except, exclude, leave off, leave out, omit, take out
    prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    excise
    remove by cutting
    stamp
    destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot
    elide
    leave or strike out
    put out, smother
    deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
    type of:
    destroy, destruct
    do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
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