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 Dictionary entry overview: What does do away with mean? 

  The verb DO AWAY WITH has 1 sense:

1. terminate or take out

  Familiarity information: DO AWAY WITH used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1do away with [BACK TO TOP]


Terminate or take out

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.


do away with; eliminate; get rid of

Context example:

Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics

Hypernyms (to "do away with" is one way to...):

destroy; destruct (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "do away with"):

cancel out; wipe out (wipe out the effect of something)

extinguish; snuff out (put an end to; kill)

cut; prune; rationalise; rationalize (weed out unwanted or unnecessary things)

cut out (delete or remove)

drown (get rid of as if by submerging)

knock out (eliminate)

obliterate (do away with completely, without leaving a trace)

decouple (eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive))

decouple (reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another))

except; exclude; leave off; leave out; omit; take out (prevent from being included or considered or accepted)

Sentence frames:

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

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