Synonyms and Antonyms of make away with
to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully
- They made away with the baby in the middle of the night.
capture, crimp, impress, kidnap, seize, shanghai, waylay
abscond (with), snatch, spirit
hijack (also highjack)
catch, cop [slang], steal, take
to deprive of life
- The gangster's henchmen made away with several of his rivals.
bump off, butcher, cut down, finish, get, ice [slang], knock off, murder, neutralize, off [slang], put away, rub out, scrag, snuff, take out, waste, whack [slang]
annihilate, blot out, decimate, kill off, massacre, mow, slaughter, smite
assassinate, execute, martyr, terminate
euthanize (also euthanatize), put down
do away with, do for [chiefly British]
to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
- The thief made away with merchandise worth thousands of dollars.
appropriate, boost [slang], filch, heist, hook, lift, misappropriate, nick [British slang], nip, pilfer, pinch, pocket, purloin, rip off, snitch, steal, swipe, thieve
burglarize, knock over, rob
loot, pillage, plunder, sack
carjack, hijack (also highjack)
poach, rustle, shoplift
collar, grab, grasp, nail, seize, snatch, take
abduct, kidnap, shanghai, spirit