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jettison

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jettison

  1. the getting rid of whatever is unwanted or useless with his ship rapidly sinking, the captain ordered a last-ditch jettison of much of its cargo Synonyms of jettison discarding, disposition, dumping, disposal, junking, removal, riddance, scrapping, throwing awayWords Related to jettison clearance, clearing; decimation, demolishment, demolition, destructionNear Antonyms of jettison accumulation, acquirement, acquisition, collection, deposit, gathering


jettison

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jettison

  1. to get rid of as useless or unwanted just jettison that plan, because we know it won't work Synonyms of jettison cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), discard, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadWords Related to jettison abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms of jettison adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain


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