- v. transitive To place out of the way, clean up.
- v. transitive To store, add to one's stores for later use.
- v. transitive, colloquial To consume (food or drink), especially in large quantities.
- v. transitive To send (someone) to prison.
- v. transitive To discard, divest oneself of.
- v. obsolete, transitive To fend off, deflect; to dismiss.
- v. archaic, transitive To divorce.
- v. baseball To strike out a batter.
- v. baseball To catch a fly ball or tag out a baserunner.
- v. baseball To take a large lead in a game.
- v. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
- v. eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food
- v. kill gently, as with an injection
- v. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
- v. throw or cast away
- v. stop using
- v. turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
“The day had been one of continual friction, and Dora's irritable pettishness hard to bear, because it had now lost that childish unreason which had always induced Ethel's patience, for Dora had lately put away all her ignorant immaturities.”
“Beer was what he drank there, and by all accounts he could put away more than most before he was what you could call drunk.”
“And when you've done that goo on to my house with the basket, and tell my wife to put away that washing, because she needn't finish it, and wait till I come hwome, as I've news to tell her. ”
“One infers you wish to put away childish sex-curiosity and fulfil your destiny as a parent.”
“Oh, I've put away more than I can count, in the line of duty, from stark necessity, and once or twice for spite - de Gautet springs to mind, and the pandy I shot at Meerut - but they deserved it.”
“If you walked into their ten-by-sixteen-foot room at any given moment, you would find that everything they owned was immaculate, in good working condition, and put away in its assigned place.”
“I sniffed slightly over the shattered saltshaker I found in the kitchen and put away my jacket.”
“For Sir Meliagrance made suddenly to put away aside Sir Lavaine's horse, that they might all understand that Sir Launcelot was departed suddenly.”
“Kit leaned against the counter as the Turners put away the groceries, chatting with them, in full social mode.”
“Miss Mary Anne wanted to have her Spode teacups where she could look at them instead of being put away in the dining-room cupboard.”
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