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put away

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of put away

  1. 1 to place (a dead body) in the earth, a tomb, or the sea <the naval authorities put away the body yesterday> Synonyms entomb, hearse, inhume, inter, lay, bury, tombRelated Words immure, inurn; enshrine; conceal, cover, ensconce, hide; obscure, shade, shield; cloak, curtain, enshroud, shroud; rebury, reinter; coffinNear Antonyms burn, cremate; bare, disclose, discover, display, exhibit, expose, reveal, show; uncoffinAntonyms disinter, exhume, unearth

  2. 2 to put to death deliberately <after a hit man had put away her husband, she'd be free to marry her lover> Synonyms assassinate, bump off, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, get, ice [slang], knock off, liquidate, neutralize, off [slang], murder, rub out, slay, snuff, take out, terminate, whack [slang]Related Words blow away, shoot, shoot down; blot out, carry off, claim, cut down, destroy, fell, kill, smite, zap; butcher, massacre, mow (down), slaughter; annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, exterminate, wipe outNear Antonyms animate, raise, restore, resurrect, resuscitate, revive

  3. 3 to take in as food <can easily put away an entire bowl of popcorn at a single sitting> Synonyms consume, ingest, partake (of), eat, 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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