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1 to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully
  • They made away with the baby in the middle of the night.

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2 to deprive of life
  • The gangster's henchmen made away with several of his rivals.

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3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • The thief made away with merchandise worth thousands of dollars.

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“Make away with.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/make%20away%20with. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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