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Definition 1: get rid of - [verb of contact]

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

  • he shed his image as a pushy boss
  • shed your clothes

Synonyms for throw away in the sense of this definition

(throw away is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of throw away ) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

"our dog sheds every Spring"

(... is a kind of throw away ) shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue

(... is a kind of throw away ) cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters

(... is a kind of throw away ) cause a body part to undergo autotomy

Definition 2: throw or cast away - [verb of possession]

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

  • Put away your worries

Synonyms for throw away in the sense of this definition

(throw 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 throw away ) discard something previously learnt, like an old habit

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

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

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

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

"She finally retired that old coat"

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

"No dumping in these woods!"

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

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

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

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

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

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

"deep-six these old souvenirs!"

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

"He closed out his line of sports cars"

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