phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: Put away

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on July 20, 2006

In Reply to: Put away posted by Meeran on July 20, 2006

: what is the meaning of "put away"?

The most usual meaning is to tidy [something] away [into its proper storage place]. But according to context it can have numerous other meanings. For instance it can mean "divorce, repudiate" as in "to put away one's wife".