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shed

verb

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  1. 1 to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside a snake's skin doesn't grow as the snake does, so every so often the snake will shed its old skin Synonyms of shed exfoliate, molt, slip, slough (also sluff) Words Related to shed flake, peel, scale; chuck, discard, ditch, fling (off or away), jettison, junk, scrap, shuck (off), throw away, throw out, unload

  2. 2 to get rid of as useless or unwanted you need to shed your old notions of propriety and have some fun for a change Synonyms of shed cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, discard, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadWords Related to shed 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 shed adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain


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