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do away with


Definitions from WordNet

Verb do away with has 1 sense
  1. eliminate, get rid of, do away with - terminate or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"
    --1 is one way to destroy, destruct
    Sample sentences:
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Definitions from the Web

Term: "do away with"


"Do away with" means to eliminate, abolish, or get rid of something or someone.


Sense 1: To eliminate or dispose of something

Example Sentence 1: The company decided to do away with the outdated policies to improve efficiency.

Example Sentence 2: We should do away with all the unnecessary paperwork to save time and resources.

Sense 2: To eradicate or remove someone

Example Sentence 1: The government vowed to do away with the corruption prevailing in the system.

Example Sentence 2: The police were determined to do away with the notorious gang that had been terrorizing the neighborhood.

Sense 3: Local Usage: To stop using or consuming

Example Sentence 1: My doctor advised me to do away with processed foods for a healthier lifestyle.

Example Sentence 2: I need to do away with my excessive coffee intake as it affects my sleep.

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