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lay away

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lay away

  1. to put (something of future use or value) in a safe or secret place <the weather forecast warned of a severe storm, so we laid away a generous supply of bottled water and canned food just in case> Synonyms cache, hoard, lay by, lay in, lay up, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, stow, treasureRelated Words accumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secreteNear Antonyms cast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off or away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter




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