Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb put_away

7 senses of put away

Sense 1
lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up -- (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")
       => confine -- (prevent from leaving or from being removed)

Sense 2
discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

Sense 3
imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand -- (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")
       => confine, detain -- (deprive of freedom; take into confinement)

Sense 4
put away, put aside -- (stop using; "the children were told to put away their toys"; "the students put away their notebooks")

Sense 5
put away, put to sleep -- (kill gently, as with an injection; "the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep")
       => kill -- (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")

Sense 6
tuck in, tuck away, put away -- (eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food; "My son tucked in a whole pizza")
       => eat up, finish, polish off -- (finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes")

Sense 7
put away, put aside -- (turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily; "it's time for you to put away childish things")
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

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