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put away

verb

Definition of put away

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  discard, renounce <to put grief away is disloyal to the memory of the departed — H. A. Overstreet> b :  divorce

  3. 2 :  to eat or drink up :  consume

  4. 3 a :  to confine especially in a mental institution b :  bury c :  kill



Examples of put away in a sentence

  1. <the naval authorities put away the body yesterday>



14th Century

First Known Use of put away

14th century



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