put away

  • 1 put away — [v2] incarcerate certify, commit, confine, institutionalize, jail, lock up; concept 317 Ant. free, liberate put away [v3] consume devour, eat up, gobble*, gulp down, polish off*, punish, put down, shift, swill, wolf down*; concept 169 Ant.… …

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  • 2 put away — put an animal to death, kill We had to have our dog put away because he tried to bite the small girl next door …

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  • 3 put away — ► put away informal 1) consume (food or drink) in large quantities. 2) confine in a prison or psychiatric hospital. Main Entry: ↑put …

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  • 4 put away — index keep (shelter), preserve, retain (keep in possession), set aside (reserve) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 put away — verb 1. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (Freq. 2) The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend She locked her jewels in the safe • Syn: ↑lock in, ↑lock away, ↑lock, ↑shut up, ↑ …

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  • 6 put away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms put away : present tense I/you/we/they put away he/she/it puts away present participle putting away past tense put away past participle put away 1) to put something in the place where you usually keep it when… …

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  • 7 put away — {v.} 1. To put in the right place or out of sight. * /She put away the towels./ 2. To lay aside; stop thinking about. * /He put his worries away for the weekend./ 3. {informal} To eat or drink. * /He put away a big supper and three cups of coffee …

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  • 8 put away — {v.} 1. To put in the right place or out of sight. * /She put away the towels./ 2. To lay aside; stop thinking about. * /He put his worries away for the weekend./ 3. {informal} To eat or drink. * /He put away a big supper and three cups of coffee …

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  • 9 put\ away — v 1. To put in the right place or out of sight. She put away the towels. 2. To lay aside; stop thinking about. He put his worries away for the weekend. 3. informal To eat or drink. He put away a big supper and three cups of coffee. Compare: stow… …

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  • 10 put away — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you put something away, you put it into the place where it is normally kept when it is not being used, for example in a drawer. [V n P] She finished putting the milk away and turned around... [V P n (not pron)] Yes, Mum,… …

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  • 11 put away —    1. to kill    Especially of old, diseased, or unwanted pets:     I have left instructions for Buller to be put away as painlessly as possible. (G. Greene, 1978 Buller was a dog)    To put yourself away is to commit suicide.    2. obsolete to… …

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  • 12 put away — informal 1) they put him away for life Syn: jail, imprison, put in prison, put behind bars, lock up, incarcerate 2) you should be put away! Syn: certify, commit, institutionalize, hospitalize, consign to a psychiatr …

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  • 13 put away — verb a) To place out of the way, clean up. Please put away the tools when you are finished. b) To store, add to ones stores for later use. I put the clothes away so as to neaten the room …

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  • 14 put away — phr verb Put away is used with these nouns as the object: ↑clothes, ↑decoration, ↑dish, ↑grocery, ↑laundry, ↑shopping, ↑thing, ↑toy, ↑wallet …

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  • 15 Put away — 1. institutionalised for reasons of mental illness: He should be put away ; 2. sent to jail; 3. eat voraciously …

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  • 16 put away — Australian Slang 1. institutionalised for reasons of mental illness: He should be put away ; 2. sent to jail; 3. eat voraciously …

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  • 17 put away — eat or drink, pig out    Dennis has a good appetite. He put away ten pancakes! …

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  • 18 put away — put (something) where it belongs; imprison; kill …

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  • 19 put away — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, annihilate, assassinate, attain, bank, bereave of life, bosom, bottle up, bump off, bundle away, bury, cache, carry away, carry off, chloroform, coffer, compass, consume, consummate, cool, cut down …

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  • 20 put away — 1. Lay away, set aside, put aside. 2. Renounce, discard, reject, put off, expel. 3. Divorce …

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