Synonyms for shed

Synonyms for (noun) shed

Synonyms: shed

Definition: an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage

Similar words: outbuilding

Definition: a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building

Synonyms for (verb) shed

Synonyms: slough, shed, exuviate, molt, moult

Definition: cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

Usage: our dog sheds every Spring

Similar words: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes


Synonyms: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: spill, shed, disgorge

Definition: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

Usage: spill the beans all over the table

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: pour forth, shed, spill

Definition: pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities

Usage: shed tears; spill blood; God shed His grace on Thee

Similar words: pour

Definition: cause to run

Usage: pour water over the floor

Synonyms for (adjective) shed

Synonyms: shed, caducous

Definition: shed at an early stage of development

Usage: most amphibians have caducous gills; the caducous calyx of a poppy

Similar words: deciduous

Definition: (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth

Usage: deciduous teeth