Synonyms for put away

Synonyms for (verb) put away

Synonyms: put aside, put away

Definition: turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily

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

Similar words: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off

Definition: make a break in

Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: eat up, finish, polish off

Definition: finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table

Usage: She polished off the remaining potatoes


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: confine

Definition: prevent from leaving or from being removed


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: get rid of, remove

Definition: dispose of

Usage: Get rid of these old shoes!; The company got rid of all the dead wood


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: detain, confine

Definition: deprive of freedom; take into confinement