Synonyms for throw away

Grammar : Verb
Spell : throh
Phonetic Transcription : θroʊ

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Définition of throw away

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to reject, cast from oneself," from throw (v.) + away. More literal meaning of "dispose of as useless, release from one's possession as unneeded" is first recorded 1520s. Throw-away (adj.) is first recorded 1924, originally of prices so low they amounted to giving away the merchandise; with reference to disposable goods, it is attested from 1969.
  • verb dispose of
  • verb waste
Example sentences :
  • And what workman will throw away a sharp tool, because it may cut his fingers?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • But that does not mean that you two have to throw away your lives also.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • Must he then throw away his pen, renounce action, and do nothing in future but exist?
  • Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
  • Is it for this that we are asked to throw away the civilization which is the growth of ages?
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • "Throw away that revolver," shouted Granger, in a voice that was thick with anger.
  • Extract from : « Murder Point » by Coningsby Dawson
  • A stone's throw away on his right the common was bordered by a thorn hedge.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • If you only knew what it means, to throw away the best years of one's youth in a hole like this!
  • Extract from : « The Great Hunger » by Johan Bojer
  • No, no, I can't afford to throw away a hundred and fifty dollars so easily.
  • Extract from : « Paul Prescott's Charge » by Horatio Alger
  • Nowadays you could not afford to throw away six or seven hours of a steamer's time.
  • Extract from : « End of the Tether » by Joseph Conrad
  • The land already seemed to be his to tear to pieces, squeeze, and throw away.
  • Extract from : « Lord Jim » by Joseph Conrad

Antonyms for throw away

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