Synonyms and Antonyms of stow

  1. 1 to place somewhere for safekeeping or ready availability stow the extra life jackets in the chest Synonyms keep, put up, reposit, storeRelated Words cellar, garage, hangar, house, warehouse; file, pack, shelve

  2. 2 to put (something of future use or value) in a safe or secret place stowed candy bars, which were forbidden at the summer camp, under a board in the cabin's floor Synonyms cache, lay away, lay by, lay in, lay up, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, hoard, treasureRelated Words accumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secreteNear Antonyms cast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off or away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter

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