Synonyms and Antonyms of makes away with
to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully
- They made away with the baby in the middle of the night.
captures, crimps, impresses, kidnaps, seizes, shanghais, waylays
absconds (with), snatches, spirits
hijacks (also highjacks)
catches, cops [slang], steals, takes
to deprive of life
- The gangster's henchmen made away with several of his rivals.
bumps off, butchers, cuts down, finishes, gets, ices [slang], knocks off, murders, neutralizes, offs [slang], puts away, rubs out, scrags, snuffs, takes out, wastes, whacks [slang]
annihilates, blots out, decimates, kills off, massacres, mows, slaughters, smites
assassinates, executes, martyrs, terminates
euthanizes (also euthanatizes), puts down
to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
- The thief made away with merchandise worth thousands of dollars.
appropriates, boosts [slang], filches, heists, hooks, lifts, misappropriates, nicks [British slang], nips, pilfers, pinches, pockets, purloins, rips off, snitches, steals, swipes, thieves
burglarizes, knocks over, robs
loots, pillages, plunders, sacks
carjacks, hijacks (also highjacks)
poaches, rustles, shoplifts
collars, grabs, grasps, nails, seizes, snatches, takes
abducts, kidnaps, shanghais, spirits