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English verb: do away with

1. do away with (change) terminate, end, or take out


SamplesLet's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics.
Socialism extinguished these archaic customs.
Eliminate my debts.


Synonymseliminate, extinguish, get rid of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct


Narrower (hyponym)cancel out, cut, cut out, decouple, decouple, drown, except, exclude, extinguish, knock out, leave off, leave out, obliterate, omit, prune, rationalise, rationalize, snuff out, take out, wipe out









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