make+away+with

  • 1 make away with — ► make away with 1) another way of saying make off with. 2) kill furtively and illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …

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  • 2 make away with — index dispatch (put to death), distrain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 make away with — 1 she decided to make away with him: KILL, murder, dispatch, eliminate; informal bump off, do away with, do in, do for, knock off, top, croak, stiff, blow away; N. Amer. informal ice, rub out, smoke, waste; poetic/lite …

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  • 4 make away with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms make away with : present tense I/you/we/they make away with he/she/it makes away with present participle making away with past tense made away with past participle made away with make away with something to… …

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  • 5 make away with —    1. to kill    The victims are usually domestic animals. Of humans, usually reflexive and referring to suicide:     ... ready to make away with themselves. (R. Burton, 1621)    2. to steal    The act of physical removal …

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  • 6 make away with — {v.}, {informal} Take; carry away; cause to disappear. * /The lumberjack made away with a great stack of pancakes./ * /Two masked men held up the clerk and made away with the payroll./ Compare: MAKE OFF …

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  • 7 make away with — {v.}, {informal} Take; carry away; cause to disappear. * /The lumberjack made away with a great stack of pancakes./ * /Two masked men held up the clerk and made away with the payroll./ Compare: MAKE OFF …

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  • 8 make\ away\ with — v informal take; carry away; cause to disappear. The lumberjack made away with a great stack of pancakes. Two masked men held up the clerk and made away with the payroll. Compare: make off …

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  • 9 make away with — take, carry away The cat made away with the fish that was sitting on top of the kitchen counter …

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  • 10 make away with — another way of saying make off with. ↘ kill (someone). → make …

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  • 11 make away with — phrasal 1. to carry off ; steal 2. kill …

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  • 12 make away with — verb a) to steal b) to transfer or alienate; hence, to spend; to dissipate …

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  • 13 make away with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. rape, carry off, abduct; see steal …

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  • 14 make away with — get rid of, rid oneself of; steal; kill; finish, complete …

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  • 15 make away with — Kill, destroy, put out of the way …

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  • 16 To make away with — Make Make (m[=a]k), v. i. 1. To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A scurvy, jack a nape priest to meddle or make. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To …

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  • 17 To make away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …

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  • 18 make off with — ► make off with carry away illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …

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  • 19 make off with — index carry away, despoil, hijack, hold up (rob), loot, pilfer, poach Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 20 make off with — TAKE, steal, purloin, pilfer, abscond with, run away/off with, carry off, snatch; kidnap, abduct; informal walk away/off with, swipe, filch, snaffle, nab, lift, ‘liberate’, ‘borrow’, snitch; Brit. informal pinch, half inch, nick, whip, knock off; …

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