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do away with

Definition of do away with

  1. 1 :  to kill (someone) <She's accused of hiring a hit man to do away with her husband.>

  2. 2 :  to cause the end of (something) :  to get rid of (something) <The struggling company had to do away with a number of jobs.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

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  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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