HyperDic: put_away

English > 7 senses of the expression put away:
VERBcontactput away, lock in, lock away, lock, shut up, shut away, lock upplace in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
possessionput away, discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast awaythrow or cast away
socialput away, imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, remandlock up or confine, in or as in a jail
contactput away, put asidestop using
contactput away, put to sleepkill gently, as with an injection
consumptionput away, tuck in, tuck awayeat up
communicationput away, put asideturn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningplace in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymslock in, lock away, lock, shut up, shut away, lock up
Broaderconfineprevent from leaving or from being removed
Spanishencerrar
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningthrow or cast away.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Put away your worries"
Synonymsdiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away
Narrowerabandonforsake, leave behind
close outterminate by selling off or disposing of
de-accessdispose of by selling
deep-six, give it the deep sixtoss out
dumpthrow away as refuse
jettisonthrow away, of something encumbering
retiredispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
sell out, sell up, liquidizeGet rid of all one's merchandise
trash, junk, scrapdispose of (something useless or old)
unlearndiscard something previously learnt, like an old habit
wasteGet rid of
Broaderget rid of, removedispose of
Spanisharrojar, botar, descartar, desechar, deshacerse, echar, expulsar, naufragar, olvidar, tirar
Catalanapartar, descartar, expel·lir, expulsar, gitar, llençar
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 3, social
Meaninglock up or confine, in or as in a jail.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to put away the prisoners
Synonymsimprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, remand
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderconfine, detaindeprive of freedom
See alsoputput into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishapresar, aprisionar, encarcelar
Catalanempresonar, encarcerar, engarjolar
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningstop using.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "the children were told to put away their toys"
  • "the students put away their notebooks"
Synonymput aside
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningkill gently, as with an injection.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymput to sleep
BroaderkillCause to die
See alsoputcause to be in a certain state
Spanishsacrificar
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 6, consumption
Meaningeat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey put away more bread
Synonymstuck in, tuck away
EntailseatEat a meal
Broadereat up, finish, polish offFinish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
Spanishdevorar
English > put away: 7 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningturn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"it's time for you to put away childish things"
Synonymput aside
Broaderinterrupt, disrupt, break up, cut offmake a break / break in
Spanishabandonar, dejar, guardar, reservar

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