Definitions for put away

Definitions for (verb) put away

Main entry: put aside, put away

Definition: turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily

Usage: it's time for you to put away childish things

Main entry: tuck away, tuck in, put away

Definition: eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food

Usage: My son tucked in a whole pizza

Main entry: put away, put to sleep

Definition: kill gently, as with an injection

Usage: the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep

Main entry: shut away, shut up, lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away

Definition: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

Usage: The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend; She locked her jewels in the safe

Main entry: put aside, put away

Definition: stop using

Usage: the children were told to put away their toys; the students put away their notebooks

Main entry: discard, dispose, toss, toss away, toss out, throw away, throw out, fling, put away, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out

Definition: throw or cast away

Usage: Put away your worries

Main entry: remand, put away, put behind bars, jail, jug, lag, immure, imprison, incarcerate, gaol

Definition: lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

Usage: The suspects were imprisoned without trial; the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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