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English verb: throw away

1. throw away (possession) throw or cast away


SamplesPut away your worries.


Synonymscast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)get rid of, remove


Narrower (hyponym)abandon, close out, de-access, deep-six, dump, give it the deep six, jettison, junk, liquidize, retire, scrap, sell out, sell up, trash, unlearn, waste

2. throw away (contact) get rid of


SamplesHe shed his image as a pushy boss.
Shed your clothes.


Synonymscast, cast off, drop, shake off, shed, throw, throw off


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


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)abscise, autotomise, autotomize, exfoliate, exuviate, molt, moult, shed, slough









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