(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. cast off, reject, abandon, repudiate, throw aside. See nullification, ejection, disuse, relinquishment.
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. reject, throw away, get rid of, dispose of, throw out, expel, repudiate, abandon, cast aside, cast away, cast out, cast off, throw off, throw aside, throw overboard, lay aside, thrust off, thrust away, thrust aside, put by, give up, shuffle off, slough, renounce, supersede, have done with, make away with, drop all idea of, dismantle, discharge, write off, banish, eject, dismiss, divorce, dispossess, dispense with, toss aside, toss away, toss out, dump, shake off, pass up, rid oneself of, free of, root out, get quit of, deliver oneself from, give away, part with, file off, do away with, shed, dismiss from use, abjure, jettison, relinquish, repeal, dispatch, shovel out, sweep away, cancel, forsake, desert, lay on the shelf, cut*, have nothing to do with, brush away, brush aside, scotch*, chuck*, heave overboard*, toss overboard*, drop*, ditch*, wash one's hands of*, junk*, scrap*, deep-six*, eighty-six*; see also abandon 1 , 2 , dismiss 1 .
Ant. save*, retain, preserve.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
throw out, reject, toss, dismiss, *can, scrap, dump, eject, junk, jettison, *eighty- six, *scratch, shed.
ANT.: keep, retain
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example: dispose of, dump, junk, scrap1, throw away, throw out. Informal: chuck, jettison, shuck (off). Slang: ditch. See KEEP.

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