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Related / Similar Words: tuck in, tuck away, put to sleep, lock in, lock away, lock, shut up, shut away, lock up, discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, remand

 

Definition:
  • turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily; "She turned away from her painting";
  • eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food; "My son tucked in a whole pizza";
  • kill gently, as with an injection; "the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep";
  • place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe";
  • throw or cast away; "Put away your worries";
  • lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life";

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    Hyponyms: unlearn, deep-six, give it the deep six, jettison, trash, junk, scrap, waste, dump, retire, pension off, abandon, sell out, sell up, liquidize, de-access, close out

     

    Entailments: eat

     

    Derivational Morphology: locking, lockup, disposal, disposition, fling, discard, throwing away, remand, prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkey, jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, captivity, imprisonment, incarceration, immurement, internment

     

     
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