do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"
Near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold.
chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"
an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
terminate; "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"
to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"
crash or crash-land; "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane"
make an emergency landing on water
sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly; "The company dumped him after many years of service"; "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man"
throw away; "Chuck these old notes"
a long narrow excavation in the earth
forsake; "ditch a lover"
any small natural waterway
eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
do away with
eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations
dismiss from consideration or a contest;
remove from a contest or race; "The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"
the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
one of two places from which people are communicating to each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time"
(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
remove from memory or existence; "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information; "Who erased the files form my hard disk?"
remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"
fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit; "I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!"; "The company turned a loss after the first year"
be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
suffer the loss of a person through death or removal; "She lost her husband in the war"; "The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her"
fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
allow to go out of sight; "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"
miss from one's possessions; lose
the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left"
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
worthless material that is to be disposed of
A small piece
To abandon. As a project or programme
make into scrap or refuse; "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
cook or heat in a microwave oven; "You can microwave the leftovers"
strike at with firepower or bombs; "zap the enemy"
kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting; "in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"
strike suddenly and with force; "This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes"
a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact; "they gave it another zap of radiation"