put away

Definitions of put away
  1. verb
    stop using
    “the children were told to put away their toys”
    “the students put away their notebooks”
    synonyms: put aside
  2. verb
    turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
    “it's time for you to put away childish things”
    synonyms: put aside
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    break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt
    make a break in
  3. verb
    throw or cast away
    Put away your worries”
    synonyms: cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out
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    discard something previously learnt, like an old habit
    deep-six, give it the deep six
    toss out; get rid of
    throw away, of something encumbering
    junk, scrap, trash
    dispose of (something useless or old)
    get rid of
    throw away as refuse
    dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
    forsake; leave behind
    liquidize, sell out, sell up
    get rid of all one's merchandise
    dispose of by selling
    close out
    terminate by selling off or disposing of
    chuck, ditch
    throw away
    dispense with
    forgo or do or go without
    forego, forfeit, forgo, give up, throw overboard, waive
    lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    commit forever; commit irrevocably
    type of:
    get rid of, remove
    dispose of
  4. verb
    place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    synonyms: lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, shut away, shut up
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    prevent from leaving or from being removed
  5. verb
    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    synonyms: gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, lag, put behind bars, remand
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    confine, detain
    deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  6. verb
    eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food
    synonyms: tuck away, tuck in
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    eat up, finish, polish off
    finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
  7. verb
    kill gently, as with an injection
    synonyms: put to sleep
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    cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly
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