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Definition 1: turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily - [verb of communication]

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it's time for you to put away childish things

Synonyms for put away in the sense of this definition

(put away is a kind of ...) make a break in

"We interrupt the program for the following messages"

Definition 2: eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food - [verb of consumption]

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My son tucked in a whole pizza

Synonyms for put away in the sense of this definition

(put away is a kind of ...) finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table

"She polished off the remaining potatoes"

(put away implies ...) eat a meal; take a meal

"We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls" "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

Definition 3: kill gently, as with an injection - [verb of contact]

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep

Synonyms for put away in the sense of this definition

(put away is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

Definition 4: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape - [verb of contact]

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
  • She locked her jewels in the safe

Synonyms for put away in the sense of this definition

(put away is a kind of ...) prevent from leaving or from being removed

Definition 5: stop using - [verb of contact]

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the children were told to put away their toys
  • the students put away their notebooks

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Definition 6: throw or cast away - [verb of possession]

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put away your worries

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(put away is a kind of ...) dispose of

"Get rid of these old shoes!" "The company got rid of all the dead wood"

(... is a kind of put away ) discard something previously learnt, like an old habit

(... is a kind of put away ) dispose of by selling

"the museum sold off its collection of French impressionists to raise money" "the publishing house sold off one of its popular magazines"

(... is a kind of put away ) sell or get rid of all one's merchandise

(... is a kind of put away ) forsake, leave behind

"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"

(... is a kind of put away ) dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)

"She finally retired that old coat"

(... is a kind of put away ) throw away as refuse

"No dumping in these woods!"

(... is a kind of put away ) get rid of

"We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"

(... is a kind of put away ) dispose of (something useless or old)

"trash these old chairs" "junk an old car" "scrap your old computer"

(... is a kind of put away ) throw away, of something encumbering

(... is a kind of put away ) toss out; get rid of

"deep-six these old souvenirs!"

(... is a kind of put away ) terminate by selling off or disposing of

"He closed out his line of sports cars"

Samples where put away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
  • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

Synonyms for put away in the sense of this definition

(put away is a kind of ...) deprive of freedom; take into confinement

(put away belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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