cast away

verb
throw or cast away
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Put away your worries

Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑disposition (for: ↑dispose), ↑disposal (for: ↑dispose), ↑fling (for: ↑fling), ↑discard (for: ↑discard)
Hypernyms: ↑get rid of, ↑remove
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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transitive verb
1. : to waste wantonly : squander

cast his life away

2. : wreck

cast away a ship

: throw upon the shore as a survivor of a shipwreck

a man cast away on a desert island

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cast away
1. To wreck
2. To waste
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Main Entry:cast

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cast away [phrasal verb]
cast away (someone) or cast (someone) away : to leave (someone) alone somewhere (such as on an island) as a result of a storm, shipwreck, etc.
— usually used as (be) cast away

The crew was cast away on a desert island.

see also castaway
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Main Entry:cast

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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