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DEEP-SIX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deep-six mean? 

DEEP-SIX (verb)
  The verb DEEP-SIX has 2 senses:

1. toss out; get rid of
2. throw from a boat

  Familiarity information: DEEP-SIX used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEEP-SIX (verb)


Sense 1deep-six [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Toss out; get rid of

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

deep-six; give it the deep six

Context example:

deep-six these old souvenirs!

Hypernyms (to "deep-six" is one way to...):

cast aside; cast away; cast out; chuck out; discard; dispose; fling; put away; throw away; throw out; toss; toss away; toss out (throw or cast away)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2deep-six [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Throw from a boat

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

deep-six; throw overboard

Hypernyms (to "deep-six" is one way to...):

throw (project through the air)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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