put away

put away


Definition of PUT AWAY

to place (a dead body) in the earth, a tomb, or the sea <the naval authorities put away the body yesterday>
to put to death deliberately <after a hit man had put away her husband, she'd be free to marry her lover>
to take in as food <can easily put away an entire bowl of popcorn at a single sitting>
Synonyms consume, ingest, partake (of), put away, put down, tuck (away or in)
Related Words digest, down, mouth (down), swallow; bolt, chow (down on), devour, glut (on), gobble (up or down), gorge, gulp, scoff, slop, snarf (down), swill, wolf; chew, gnaw (at or on), gum, lap, lick, nibble (on), nurse, pick (at); relish, savor (also savour), taste; banquet, dine, fare, feast, gormandize, pig out, regale; dispatch, polish off; breakfast, lunch, sup; munch, nosh, snack

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