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Verb put away has 6 senses
  1. lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up - place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
    --1 is one way to confine
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away - throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
    --2 is one way to get rid of, remove
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand - lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
    --3 is one way to confine, detain
    Sample sentence:
    They want to put away the prisoners
  4. put away, put to sleep - kill gently, as with an injection; "the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep"
    --4 is one way to kill
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. tuck in, tuck away, put away - eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food; "My son tucked in a whole pizza"
    --5 is one way to eat up, finish, polish off
    Sample sentence:
    They put away more bread
  6. put away - turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily; "She turned away from her painting"
    --6 is one way to
    interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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