Synonyms for put away

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If he could have put away from him his love for the girl he would have done so willingly.

All the utensils should be cleaned and put away as soon as they are done with.

"You may put away your revolver, if that's what you mean," said Kirkwood.

How could she be happy now that she had of her own free will put away the love of her life?

She put away the thought as a strange outbreak of injustice.

And then let us come before God to put away and destroy the sin.

Elizabeth I have put away––death could not sever us more effectually.

I should like you to go and listen to her heart before she is put away in here.

And this treasure was put away in a safe place which no one knew.

Of course we've been obliged to put away most of our things.

WORD ORIGIN

late Old English *putian, implied in putung "instigation, an urging," literally "a putting;" related to pytan "put out, thrust out" (of eyes), probably from a Germanic stem that also produced Danish putte "to put," Swedish dialectal putta; Middle Dutch pote "scion, plant," Dutch poten "to plant," Old Norse pota "to poke."

Meaning "act of casting a heavy stone overhead" (as a trial of strength) is attested from c.1300. Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c.-15c. To put down "end by force or authority" (a rebellion, etc.) is from c.1300. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded 1887; to put out, of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from 1947. To put upon (someone) "play a trick on, impose on" is from 1690s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" (1755) was originally to put up, as in "to pocket." To put (someone) on "deceive" is from 1958.

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