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put away meaning and definition

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Definition of put away (verb)

  1. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
  2. throw or cast away
  3. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  4. stop using
    • "the children were told to put away their toys"; "the students put away their notebooks"
    • synonyms: put aside
  5. kill gently, as with an injection
    • "the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep"
    • synonyms: put to sleep
  6. eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food
  7. turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
    • "it's time for you to put away childish things"
    • synonyms: put aside
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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