HyperDic: do_away_with

English > 1 sense of the expression do away with:
VERBchangedo away with, extinguish, eliminate, get rid ofterminate, end, or take out
English > do away with: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningTerminate, end, or take out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsextinguish, eliminate, get rid of
Entailed byscreenExamine methodically
Narrowercancel out, wipe outwipe out the effect of something
cut, prune, rationalize, rationaliseweed out unwanted or unnecessary things
cut outDelete or remove
decoupleReduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
decoupleEliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
drownGet rid of as if by submerging / submerging
exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take outprevent from being included or considered or accepted
knock outEliminate
obliterateDo away with completely, without leaving a trace
snuff out, extinguishput an end to
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishacabar con, desembarazarse, deshacerse, eliminar, extinguir, librarse de
Catalandesembarassar-se, desempallegar-se, eliminar

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