Đồng nghĩa của break up

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To end a relationship
separate split divorce part ditch dump stop living together get divorced end relationship split up get a divorce part company become estranged part ways go one's separate ways bust up reach a parting of the ways tell somebody it's over leave dedomicile pull out break up with go separate ways walk out on jilt part with break off with run out on estrange disunify be estranged go different ways break it off untie the knot repudiate separate from bust up with annul one's marriage to part from annul your marriage dissolve your marriage end one's marriage to dissolve one's marriage to cancel one's marriage part company with end your marriage split up with get a divorce from split from annul one's marriage nullify one's marriage depart go exit push off scarper say adieu quit bail vamoose begone shove off move scram get say farewell skedaddle say goodbye peel off sally forth bug out take off clear off push on bug off conk out bail out walk out cut out break dig out set off check out get going step along buzz off be off get off clear out go off go away hit the road step out run along withdraw break off be on one's way take a hike say one's goodbyes take leave cut and run pack off go one's ways quit the scene ship out say one's farewells go their separate ways pike off make one's farewells pack up pike out ease out leave flat book beat it decamp scoot set out head off move out retire escape vacate run off evacuate take a powder embark flee hightail make off run away get away pull stakes make oneself scarce bolt get out fly set forth absent oneself hit the trail proceed get lost take flight retreat sail hook it disappear abscond sling your hook bog off light out make a break for it voetsak set sail start out make tracks hamba scat hop it flit desert blow abandon rack off make yourself scarce beat a retreat sally beat a hasty retreat make a run for it start do a bunk hightail it make an exit go forth pack your bags make a start head out up sticks pack one's bags sling one's hook move off take yourself off absent yourself shoo avaunt travel run forsake be on your way remove emigrate repair vanish migrate remove oneself head for the hills make a quick exit skip off make a move take your leave go from be gone from abstract oneself go away from withdraw from depart from begin one's journey slip out abscond from skip out leave port walk away slope off betake oneself stir set forward exit from walk off take wing go out alight kite walk skidoo skiddoo leg it levant turn tail post security stand surety go to hell range cruise maroon march strand wend lam mosey fly the coop peel out start off sign out put up bail obtain somebody's release make for make one's way ship shove flow leap bustle off-load hurry disband disperse go through shoot through run for it do a fade do a runner take one's leave get on your bike get under way get on the road set about run out drop out take a walk budge from move from make a move from go out of shift from show a clean pair of heels scatter diverge get up and go storm off leave suddenly storm out flounce out go off in a huff make a sudden departure move about go your way naff off on your bike sod off haul off hop the twig get along back out take a long walk on a short pier push along get stuffed move along nick off go and chase yourself draw away duck out pop off get out of my sight be off with you go jump in the lake go and jump in the lake get moving hop the stick adjourn recede wave goodbye go to one's room seclude oneself shut oneself away in back away drop back fall back betake yourself regress leave for abdicate defect elope git head advance absent troop make cut relinquish issue disengage from do a disappearing act take your leave of take French leave move out of fly from do a bunk from pull out of take one's leave of retire from decamp from ride off flee from give the slip escape from run away from go AWOL break away disappear from slope off from bolt from take oneself off from set out from absent oneself from take yourself off from step down come away say your goodbyes strike out slip away blast off move on make a break break camp march out hit the bricks go your separate ways motor cast off raise sail make headway put out weigh anchor leave harbour put to sea hoist the blue peter leave dock put out to sea hoist sail

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To separate or split
separate divide split part sever disconnect disjoin disunite sunder divorce dissociate uncouple unlink decouple dissever resolve unyoke disassociate disjoint ramify section break down cut up tear apart take apart keep apart divide up detach split up cut break dissect isolate undo come apart cut off dissolve disengage cleave disassemble break off disband segregate dismantle partition slice remove anatomize rive dichotomize unfix segment set apart disintegrate rend decompose analyse distance alienate diverge disentangle dismember disaffiliate subdivide abstract analyze disarticulate break apart reduce deconstruct clear assay part company go separate ways loose disrupt estrange spread unfasten decompound tear disperse unhitch quarter free loosen fractionate bisect open withdraw divide in two move apart branch luxate tear off carve bifurcate cut into pieces split in two dismount chop up draw apart unravel pull apart cut in two slice up unitize distinguish factionalize abjugate unstrap unhook untether untie dislocate end things delink scatter extricate draw back splinter atomize unmarry put away rupture uncombine become disconnected come away become detached break open wedge apart shear carve up abscind chop halve quit fork dock amputate dislodge relocate move distil hydrolyze parse electrolyze lay bare X-ray determine chop off hack off lop off hew off shear off slice off turn off distance oneself fork off break away branch out branch off divaricate stand between seclude rope off group sort go your separate ways knock down demount take down strike distill embroil winnow space set at odds vivisect mutilate exsect cut open exscind cut apart dislimb operate prosect lay open set at variance single out put on one side particularise itemise factor itemize portion strip particularize articulate put asunder give way break out gape gap fissure display yawn go through with a fine-tooth comb rip slash tear asunder lop crack take off prune truncate excise trim slit saw off hack shatter rip apart pierce rip asunder rip in two split open hew rift unclasp snap unbuckle unbolt fray incise bust split down the middle crop unpin unbutton eliminate abscise remove surgically curtail breach unsnap unclick carve out nip shave snip shorten clip poll bob pare smite cut away hold erupt crack open come between cause a breach cut short cut back rip open tatter shred ribbon wrest fracture disturb pull mangle lacerate tear in two rip to pieces tear to pieces

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To draw to a close
stop end discontinue cease halt quit terminate finish conclude close drop elapse lapse pass can expire break determine go suspend die adjourn recess disrupt break off leave off wind up desist from dead-end cut out knock off cut off let up lay off give over wink out shut off pack in pack up come to an end put an end to bring to an end give up desist dissolve interrupt call a halt to call it a day complete cut short belay pause wrap up close out abandon refrain from round off round out put a stop to be over axe prorogue surcease ax shut down bring to a close draw to a close pull the plug on renounce lay off of stay forgo cancel disappear kick consummate prorogate vanish culminate run out scrub close down sew up suspend proceedings withdraw shelve eliminate abolish take a break abort pigeonhole abstain from scrap check take a breather take five relinquish bring to a halt do without intermit call off annul fade wrap ultimate settle melt away scratch hold up finish off fade away dwindle bite the dust come to a close wind down hold off top off call it quits peter out postpone delay block defer arrest forbear from be suspended withhold refrain ignore obstruct rise curb put off cut finalize intervene put back hold over table bar mothball remit hold in abeyance dispense with evaporate forsake abate become invalid disconnect crown ebb come to a stop put on hold finalise hang up come to a halt disband get done lay on the table liquidate take a rain check on die down avoid die out bring to a conclusion shake pack it in put the lid on become void put on the back burner give a rest die away wane pass away cut it out give something the chop knock something on the head blow over end up evanish become obsolete put in cold storage cease to exist not continue nip something in the bud take a recess come to a standstill put on ice nip in the bud bring to a stop hold back shun run its course close off prevent abstain fail trail off go by tail off bring to end achieve leave succeed extinguish bring to an untimely end bring down curtain draw to close put a period to put to bed cinch kick the habit quit cold get on the wagon hang it up take the cure eschew kick over depart discharge accomplish fold up be put to bed cut loose button up button down put a lid on cap clear interfere with cut into say goodbye to disturb break into be at an end be no longer valid down tools stop work head off back off quit cold turkey stop doing lie by leave alone spell rest fold carry out shutter bring to fruition come to a conclusion round up carry through set the seal on clinch tie up loose ends do clean up be through with come to the end finish up take time out take ten sideline drop it call time fizzle out phase out be put on hold do away with disjoin dissever get rid of separate interpose disunite kill part bag it blow off impede slip away transpire be no more fly by frustrate stall reschedule turn your back on rescind part with resign from cry off eighty-six ditch finish with dust off break with write off repeal forfeit have done with divorce withdraw from throw up retire from revoke part from wipe out jilt sacrifice forget about hamper put into liquidation sell out bankrupt stave off push back hold put aside put on back burner count out put in abeyance rule out file lay aside procrastinate inactivate hang fire retard pink-slip keep in abeyance waive lay over omit protract put on the shelf still catch hobble stem carve isolate exclude extirpate usurp remove delete snub exsect sever marginalize extract overlook oust excise staunch freeze hesitate falter waver immobilize teeter dither put a sock in bring to a standstill pull up draw up balance stagger vacillate be broken off shilly-shally immobilise wobble stumble be abandoned wiggle-waggle blow the whistle on scruple draw to a stand hang back wabble stand still hold at bay whiffle put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill come to rest bring up limp fetch up put the kibosh on retrograde run low molder fade out slacken decline recede wear away decay lessen moderate deteriorate dilapidate fall away crumble evanesce sink decrease ease off bate weaken droop wither go down grow less subside go dead degenerate go downhill moulder wilt diminish take out marginalise cut dead take away steer clear of skip pass up preclude shirk resist stay away from get off bypass keep from withhold from refuse back off from sidestep pull out of get out of avert restrain from kibosh break the habit of skip out on skirt shy from surcease from swear off dodge shrink from escape from rein in jack in call it quits on check out from resolve put over continue respite sunder restrain call a halt take a rain check pull the plug put paid to dispose of get shut of switch off get shot of wind something up climax ease fulfill drop off polish off fulfil curtail drop away perfect relent de-escalate fall shrink taper lower pall taper off stop dead add the finishing touch to phase down ratchet down drain away cap off come to a head suppress shorten resign nail polish subdue quell stifle perform effectuate execute complement realize leave unfinished top settle down calm yield peak actualize cool off quieten down quieten add the final touch to make good go whole hog go the limit make perfect go through with bring to maturity do thoroughly carry off put the last touches on sort out get through make up put the finishing touches on abdicate cool it attenuate realise lead up to build up to stop short reach a finale come to a climax come to a crescendo reach a pinnacle drop out rise to crescendo give notice bring something to a close put a stop to something quash die off do for dissociate truncate calm down nullify tie up wrap-up hold something in abeyance turn back put the stopper on run down deactivate bring call recall wrap something up take a breather from put on a back burner forbear forswear draw to a halt relax cut something short collapse stop in one's tracks reach a standstill be forgotten dissipate slow shut renege back out stand abbreviate clip abridge stop oneself from restrain oneself from hold back from retreat weed out become weaker decelerate chill out slack dull unlax coast cool stop midstream sink into oblivion disappear slowly bring to a premature end put the finishing touches to resist the temptation to knock it off shut up surrender stop cold break short stop in full flow jack something in lull cede close the door on terminate the account close the books soften alleviate ease up slacken off close with conclude with end with result descend terminate with max out content hit high spot tower reach a peak please summit reach the zenith orgasm crest break the record satisfy melt slip back out of drop out of shoot one's wad rise to a crescendo go over the mountain go the route come to an end with retire inhibit fall down level off quitclaim hand over demit thwart control limit foil bridle rein neutralize step down contain reduce hinder muffle squelch smother swallow constrain put finishing touch on put the finishing touch to be a fitting climax to put the tin lid on be the climax be the climax of add the finishing touches to be the culmination of throw in the towel hand in resignation stand down cease work stand aside sign off walk out bow out govern fight back repress bottleneck counteract repulse discourage tame rebuff choke back neutralise bottle up choke circumvent brake regulate checkmate slow down keep in check put a spoke in someone's wheel keep a lid on keep back play for time hold in stem the flow of pull in keep under control slacken pace bite back put a brake on hold down stand in the way of

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Have somebody in hysterics
crease up amuse crack up have somebody in hysterics tickle tickle pink entertain divert delight cheer regale gladden crack someone up be a hit with make roll in the aisles beguile convulse enliven wow make smile slay gratify please disport kill make laugh charm cheer up grab knock dead solace fascinate interest absorb occupy enchant engross enthral captivate distract enthrall titillate engage attract mesmerize bewitch grip mesmerise entrance intrigue rivet satisfy involve tantalize immerse pique tantalise recreate allure spellbind enrapture thrill excite hypnotize preoccupy transfix stimulate magnetize tempt turn on wile arouse hold the attention of lure hook seduce magnetise arrest bemuse busy enwrap hypnotise put under a spell relax give pleasure to panic fracture win over touch witch appeal to draw provoke send ravish stir infatuate hold bedazzle enamor intoxicate kindle compel break one up ensnare hold spellbound tickle someone's fancy put away entice dazzle carry away bowl over snare enamour catch up fracture one make happy take animate fire interest greatly attach appeal overwhelm invite subdue overpower win enslave transport concern affect pull perk up be interesting to knock 'em dead put 'em away get one's jollies refresh party nurture matter to move treat to be attractive to arouse one's curiosity light someone's fire float someone's boat sit up vamp catch one's eye engage one's attention be of interest to whet one's appetite hold one's attention capture one's imagination catch scratch prickle brush pat kittle irritate itch vellicate tingle caress laugh it up have a get-together toss a party give a party knock out tickle the fancy of tickle to death sweep off one's feet rouse charge inflame tease electrify exhilarate galvanize make somebody laugh ecstasize humour inspire humor elate comfort inspirit indulge quicken palpate grapple make merry galvanise pump up lead on switch on

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To completely destroy or devastate
take something apart dismantle demolish destroy disassemble pull apart pull to pieces pulverise pulverize tear down pull to bits shatter smash take to bits take to pieces wreck take apart ruin devastate waste pull down raze total trash cream annihilate desolate wrack level extinguish strip down decimate torpedo nuke vaporize ravage vaporise raze to the ground knock down unbuild damage blow up undo break do in rub out bulldoze gut break down crush crash blast obliterate wipe out lay waste dilapidate take out blow to pieces write off blow to bits spoil sink deconstruct rip to pieces rip to shreds explode desecrate flatten shipwreck mangle strip dynamite bomb impair topple overthrow scourge defeat trounce disrupt blow sky-high crack up put out of commission smash up wrack up leave in ruins put paid to dash to pieces wipe off the map undermine prang devour rip down remove assemble lay waste to fracture disintegrate fragment blow pull something apart consume detonate exterminate overwhelm dismember burst havoc blight dash overturn trample prostrate overrun wreak havoc leave desolate wreak havoc on demount unrig dismount rupture pop nix banjax scotch part out strike unmake queer scupper dish fell slaughter blow a hole in lay in ruins destruct bring to naught tumble do for put out of action put the kibosh on sabotage capsize blow away smite take vandalize maraud mess up mutilate overcome maim ravish spoliate deface mar injure run onto the rocks damage beyond repair batter tear up reduce to rubble pile up efface vandalise cripple unjoin beach run aground disaggregate bring down crack tear to pieces wolf wipe off map beat throw down put in toilet gobble up wipe off the face of the earth reduce to ruins wax despoil erase eradicate expunge extirpate take down stamp out eliminate abolish kill massacre liquidate upset zap reduce sack depredate pillage finish off bust wipe from the face of the earth do away with blot out bring to ruin snuff out cancel delete terminate butcher knock to pieces plunder blow down mow down quash clear ruinate abate bowl down blow out clean up root out cut down black out sweep away floor botch pull something down lower depopulate benothing rape let down make desolate empty avenge torment lay low get rid of take care of incinerate burn away burn end wipe dispatch finish bankrupt cool obscure ransack suppress bring about the downfall of execute commit genocide kill off cut a swath through make a mess of foul up poison reduce to nothing bring to nothing screw up deplete wreak havoc upon cruel euchre clean out defile bodge muller disfigure louse up raid drive propel force thrust bring to an end check put down put a stop to put an end to take away squash put the lid on implode excise shiver splinter split hew spill scatter subvert bowl over deck down push over tip over drop upend knock over smatter splinterize fragmentalize exhaust crunch fragmentize break into pieces rive rend crush to smithereens blow apart scrunch disable smash to smithereens snap cast down strike out cause to fall saw down clear-fell knock to the ground clear-cut chop chop down ground bring to the ground hack down scratch out rout hammer drub clobber paste pound thrash stuff whip defeat utterly lick murder crucify tank beat hollow shellac skunk own give someone a drubbing give someone a pasting wipe the floor with make mincemeat of take to the cleaners win a resounding victory over run rings round run rings around turn inside out

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To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
sabotage destroy cripple disrupt wreck damage hamper hinder interrupt ruin spoil smash terminate thwart undermine attack break demolish eradicate nullify subvert dispatch impair stymie dash foil incapacitate quash ravage devastate eliminate end frustrate prevent annul disable mar obliterate threaten upset abolish block quell undo bollix crush decimate extinguish harm kill abort annihilate obstruct shatter suppress break down interfere with mess up intrude on muck up screw up blight scotch scupper louse up injure nix foul up torpedo banjax trash put the kibosh on dish blow a hole in raze euchre cruel make a mess of wreak havoc on queer bring to naught vitiate taint do for desecrate throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of play havoc with poison deface blast blemish defile weaken total defeat disfigure put an end to corrupt do in bring down hurt compromise tarnish vandalize blow desolate overwhelm despoil pulverize unsettle mangle nuke vandalise pulverise put paid to overturn infect overthrow muller vaporize sully waste ravish dilapidate flaw wrack botch stain cream gut dismantle sink endamage ruinate vaporise put a stop to make a hash of influence pull down smash up put the lid on rub out tear down bring to ruin destabilize neutralize topple cancel out render ineffective touch afflict impede debase undercut contaminate cramp reduce to nothing neutralise pollute destabilise level crool bloody balls up wear away mutilate crack batter bust smirch do damage to crab wound put a damper on bring to an end blot dent knock corrode maim bring about the downfall of reduce to rubble cross up rain on someone's parade leave in ruins wipe out lay in ruins negate bruise subdue lead astray make of no use or value scar finish mess decay disappoint spray paint disturb disarrange disorganize disorder lay waste to nick prejudice besmirch be the ruination of convulse delay slow retard hold up glitch up turn upside-down derange slow down shock wrench sap flatten cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disorder throw into disarray throw into confusion put the skids under be the ruin of seal the doom of handle roughly pervert warp debauch deprave manipulate degrade scourge reduce bodge hamstring deplete dump on cause detriment to do mischief to darken knock down bring to nothing wreak havoc upon lay waste clean out leave desolate supplant enfeeble paralyse cloud bankrupt restrict dethrone disestablish oust depose dissolve unseat limit set a bad example cast a shadow over cast a pall over paralyze stifle take the edge off take the shine off disfeature take the enjoyment out of take the pleasure out of scratch scorch abuse tear dirty discolour lacerate scathe maltreat gnaw wrong split rust rot discolor burn disintegrate capsize supersede invert depress rebel tumble reverse invalidate bleach fade stab play merry hell with bang up drive a nail into the coffin of cause injury tamper with queer someone's pitch affect squelch put at risk trouble impact overcome strike overreach outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outfox skin abate crimp have impoverish outsmart offset craze unbuild crash perturb work against make waves prevail occur shipwreck impinge efface impact on prevail over impinge upon strike down shake up strike at spread to tear up take out take hold of take apart exert influence on have an impact on have an effect on crack up wrack up run onto the rocks damage beyond repair put out of commission pile up write off dash to pieces

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To make less organized
disorganize confuse disorder disturb upset disarrange disrupt jumble muddle derange destroy discompose unsettle convulse disarray dishevel disjoint dislocate hash muss rumple scramble shuffle tousle tumble clutter complicate confound demobilise demobilize disband discreate disperse embroil litter mislay misplace perturb scatter toss mess up mix up turn topsy-turvy break down make a shambles of put out of order rummage agitate spoil rattle throw shake discombobulate stop bollix throw into disorder throw into confusion turn upside-down throw into disarray interfere with psych out make a mess of cause confusion in cause turmoil in play havoc with intrude on cut short screw up muck up rattle one's cage muddy the waters upset the apple cart throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of ruffle foul up wreck mix ruin louse up undo muss up make untidy jumble up mess tangle mar frustrate crush dash quell quash shatter devastate scotch sabotage demolish blight nix queer scupper banjax stymie muddle up dish do in perplex cruel euchre displace derail change entangle put paid to unbalance make a hash of blow a hole in put the lid on put the kibosh on snarl get into a tangle destabilize end untidy intermix mistake prevent fluster rearrange bother bewilder shift distract muddy muck snafu crool interfere riffle bungle botch get out of order snarl up bring to an end distemper put an end to put a stop to ravel discommode throw into chaos bring into disorder reorder turn destabilise bring to naught put out of place throw off change the order break the deck randomize recombine blow addle befuddle dizzy puzzle throw out make disorderly wrinkle crumple randomise overturn strew bring into disarray make hay of tamper distort meddle replace throw into a state of disorganization misarrange put in disarray muff foul fumble blunder reorganize turn upside down tilt slosh reverse slop subvert mingle stir up turn inside-out scar knock off balance annihilate nullify disfigure stain reorganise transpose decay injure afflict impair taint damage trash disappoint shift about glitch up put a damper on delay slow retard hold up obstruct hamper impede slow down alarm dismay discomfit trouble faze disquiet nonplus unnerve disconcert daunt concern hagride alarum frazzle make anxious worry make uneasy unhinge discomfort distress ail exercise flurry fuss jolt sicken down dement spook fuddle needle put off take aback shake up throw off balance weird out freak out get to pull the rug from under pull the rug out from under put someone off their stroke throw into uproar

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To keep apart or isolate from others
isolate separate segregate detach insulate sequester divorce quarantine seclude cut off cocoon alienate cloister distance exclude keep apart disconnect set apart close off disunite estrange shut away abstract confine cordon off disengage divide fence off island keep out part remove rope off screen off seal off sever split up sunder curtain off partition off shut off tape off block off form a ring around keep in solitude put a cordon sanitaire around close enclose seal sort out dissociate protect withdraw barricade separate off separate out set aside closet block distinguish sift filter out encircle surround blockade screen shield split off cordon put to one side differentiate restrict shelter shut turn off single out fence divide off section off tape sift out weed out limit mark off partition put at a distance bound retire choose cushion circumscribe select defend hide dam mark safeguard disaffect bar rope impede demarcate winnow disaffiliate antagonize keep safe clog identify alien sour disgruntle leave drive apart turn away disassociate keep from harm set against wean break away pull out antagonise set at odds avoid break with withdraw from make unfriendly push away set at variance make hostile to drive a wedge between turn your back on shut in separate the wheat from the chaff move away maroon cut cordon something off rend strand stop halt stipulate specify extract sieve shut something off ghettoize set something apart encompass circle get rid of discriminate against ghettoise shy look after retreat sunder out keep on one side make hostile withhold find care for take care of withdraw from the world free shut up lock up engird gird girdle compass lose decouple ring-fence sort dissatisfy disillusion disunify disenchant split divert pick out pick on pluck out ferret out delink save drive away thresh divide up set at odds with cause antagonism between sow dissension between put on the outs destroy the affections of sever connections between quit defect seclude oneself enisle secrete isolate oneself winnow out delimit break from treat wad inlay fill coat line place far off walk away keep at arm's length closet oneself shut oneself away withdraw oneself cut oneself off segregate oneself hide oneself away shut oneself off set oneself apart remove oneself become estranged secede from form a ring round form a barrier around cover conceal evict ostracize embargo immure boycott set off draw back ostracise bust up part company with sever connections with define determine wrap up in cotton wool keep away reach a parting of the ways break off relations with fix demark terminate delineate draw establish discriminate mark out distinguish between sow dissension break off make indifferent come between withdraw the affections of

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To put an end to, especially formally
dissolve dismiss end terminate suspend disband discontinue abolish adjourn cease disestablish finish abate abrogate annul avoid ax axe cancel conclude disannul invalidate negate null nullify overthrow prorogue quash repeal rescind vacate void dismantle disunite scrap wind up annihilate close close down collapse decimate demolish destroy destruct discharge disorganize eradicate loose postpone roll back ruin sever shatter shoot split up strike down unmake wind down wrack wreck bring to an end do away with fade out get rid of render void resolve into put an end to break off stop halt interrupt call a halt to round off wrap up delay cut short recess quit defer shelve leave off let up put off pigeonhole complete expire put on ice lapse elapse prorogate dead-end close out knock off round out put a stop to wink out come to an end bring to a close hold over table break stay mothball abort call off pass determine consummate drop put back hold up cut off ultimate lay off take a rain check on put on the back burner call it a day put in cold storage arrest put a period to intermit reschedule put aside can check culminate belay hold in abeyance crown die wrap suspend proceedings lay aside take a break sew up shut down finish off top off desist take a breather take a recess take five lay on the table hold off put the lid on be over set aside pull the plug on put on hold draw to a close retract revoke bring something to a close dissociate abandon cut hold something in abeyance cinch go bring down curtain draw to close put to bed scratch eliminate run out extinguish scrub bring to a conclusion bring to an untimely end cap bring to a standstill bring to a halt take a breather from put on a back burner clear cut loose fold up button up button down be put to bed put a lid on withhold liquidate bankrupt take time out take ten rise sideline drop it call time shake bar retard hold pink-slip keep in abeyance put in abeyance file waive omit procrastinate inactivate protract hang up stave off push back put on back burner count out rule out lay over put on the shelf hang fire put into liquidation sell out pause continue put over remit respite curb restrain hold back call a halt take a rain check resolve relinquish sunder settle cut out desist from give up end up put paid to shut off dispose of wind something up pack in switch off pack up pull the plug get done give over give something the chop knock something on the head nip something in the bud get shut of nip in the bud pack it in get shot of

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To provide assuagement or palliation to
relieve alleviate ease soothe allay mitigate assuage palliate appease diminish dull soften brighten calm comfort counteract cure dispel mollify relax salve abate console lessen lighten punctuate reduce solace succor succour vary help interrupt liss stop subdue sweeten temper aid assist moderate prevent quiet bring respite to bring an end to make bearable let up on take load off make something bearable take a load off bring aid bring aid to quell pacify take the edge off blunt decrease tone down lull deaden tranquilize still tranquillize ameliorate cushion heal placate compose attenuate weaken quieten cool remedy dampen lenify treat dilute check settle make better control doctor improve smooth modify contain lower slacken calm down extenuate gentle satisfy stifle cheer reassure nurse assure defuse rehabilitate pour oil on attend to conciliate suppress quench propitiate damp mellow smother mend slake restore medicate slow silence disarm curb rehab repress lift qualify restrain take the sting out free anaesthetize upraise anesthetize soft-pedal put an end to let up resolve numb loosen dwindle deplete downsize drop downscale muffle encourage gladden remit fix kill paralyse make nice stabilize hearten destroy de-escalate meliorate support benumb stabilise content square subside damp down better slack take the bite out cool out relent becalm loose paralyze disburden facilitate quieten down dulcify lullaby quiet down unburden modulate condole with tame cheer up patch things up make peace with make well fix up give solace to smooth over cool off untighten untrouble balm get rid of treat successfully make whole buck up restore to health minister to make healthy take the sting out of detract from steady attend address dent take the edge off sth commute nourish excuse mask extinguish mute knock down fill surfeit reduce the force of rectify settle down release dismiss dissipate banish take sting out set up restore to normality smooth down ally eliminate put a stop to drive away chase away put to rest drive off embroider embellish reduce something iron out sort out make agreeable sedate collect admix play up to uplift condole set right buffer patch up adjust chill out transmogrify fine tune switch revamp monkey around with take the bite out of make reasonable crush forward disengage simplify promote speed expedite further bolster elevate dress up put to rights pad demilitarise save neutralise cripple rescue recover neutralize demilitarize chasten pity run interference for clear the way speed up make easier open the door wane fade impose peace upon butter up put down kiss and make up stroke grease con clear the air with make peace put the lid on restore harmony to bury the hatchet smooth someone's ruffled feathers lay back pacificate fortify amend taper decline recede ebb impair cauterize make lighter re-collect commiserate with sympathize with cleanse shrink fall bring comfort to dose give condolences to inspirit animate express sympathy to show compassion to smooth out clear the air sink take the heat incapacitate dim stun exhaust frustrate depress etherize cauterise chloroform KO drown unnerve stupefy injure freeze retard gas deprive consume tire dope make less painful show fellow feeling to pall disencumber empty levitate take remove uplight change shift jettison thin eradicate unload unknot unclench express sympathy express sympathy for put at ease give respite to buoy up knock out put out of order put to sleep lay out become less stiff become less rigid let go become less tense drop away die down die out phase down die away rachet down taper off fall away drop off ease off grow less ratchet down drain away tail off peter out constrain reduce weight put off throw out pour out cut down make less inhibit govern bridle hold restrict limit measure trammel intern confine rule keep keep down pull in regulate rein in hold back reconcile humour humor win over make matters up accede to somebody's demands

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To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover
jilt ditch abandon drop reject betray desert forsake disappoint dump leave deceive discard chuck coquette throw over cast aside blow off break up with finish with kiss good-bye kiss off walk out on bin off break off break off with break with leave flat run out on split up turn down walk out do the dirty on get rid of leave high and dry leave in the lurch give someone the push give the elbow give the old heave-ho leave at the altar give someone the big E leave stranded strand cast off quit maroon turn your back on turn one's back on abdicate give up renounce rat on leave behind kiss goodbye withdraw from leave someone holding the baby split neglect separate disown bail on repudiate surrender part company part ways relinquish eighty-six split up with orphan divorce sacrifice give the heave-ho shun part with give someone the air walk away let go of back out of leave hanging walk away from run away from wash hands of hang out to dry cut off secede escape disillusion fail pull away run away disenchant fail to support go stop going out with break off one's relationship with bereave leave in trouble leave holding the bag leave helpless fall short of expectation disclaim disavow leave in a lurch abjure forbear jettison depart from cede wash your hands of divorce oneself from end relations with have nothing more to do with let someone down stab in the back leave all alone resign yield spurn brush off make an orphan leave alone leave parentless go away from abstain from drift away give notice to take your leave of change one's tune take the oath show the door wash one's hands of screw give up the ship flake out cop out cut loose let someone stew in their own juice leg it pull out of storm out drop out fly the coop dispose of bail out opt out of chicken out take a powder take a walk bow out part stop living together get divorced end relationship bust up become estranged reach a parting of the ways tell somebody it's over go one's separate ways discontinue end cease cancel stop terminate halt abort scrap forgo axe break scratch rescind kick scrub shelve can repeal revoke ignore remit interrupt forfeit desist from knock off ax have done with leave off resign from lay off of cry off throw up retire from dispense with shut off dust off part from wipe out call off cut out pack in shake lay off write off give over forget about pack up withdraw renege back out pull out go back on retreat back off step down from apostatize get out of tergiversate retire renege on hand over get out bow out of step aside from avoid defect exit jack in backpedal forswear opt out sell out throw in the towel vacate shirk disregard recant depart waive eschew turn back down abscond pull back throw away disengage balk recoil default on flee change sides backtrack stop participating in fall away from abnegate decline refuse cast ashore miss disinherit beach welsh cast away bypass fink out forego baulk retract dodge evade revolt tergiverse rebel dismiss let pass give up on duck decamp bail concede weasel out bag disgorge beg off back pedal pull fail to honour move from let down change your mind fail to take advantage of drop out of go over shift ground take back walk out of wriggle out step down bail out on run out turn traitor call it quits deliver up abstract oneself call it a day give something a miss turn coat go over the fence stop participating break faith chuck in evacuate turn over to shrink recede throw something up turn away from trap isolate divert wreck shipwreck duck out stray backslide stand down from leave isolated dispose eliminate give over to turn over shed forget pull the plug shy away move away back away go backward draw back welsh on disprofess give away detach walk off disengage from recede from detach yourself absent oneself scratch from have no more truck with violate oath defect from jump ship revisit turn back double back deny oneself brush aside waste squander sink move down let fall refuse to have anything to do with absolve yourself finish pass up be gone from be done with let go by miss out on retrace your steps quitclaim elope run off shut eyes to cop out of pay no attention to take no notice of snub default sidestep cheat bail from clear out from escape from check out from split from say goodbye to disappear from run along from take off from abscond from exit from set out from absent oneself from hand in resignation stand down cease work give notice stand aside sign off hang it up get off welch pass something up retreat from skive skip shrink from skirt round change return revert be unfaithful blow bag it depress lower leave in lurch take down dissatisfy pull down fall short put behind you submit bilk steer clear of rationalize duck-shove cut excuse funk skive off back down on break your word withgo break a promise botch fritter away expend fail to honor row back on go back on your word backtrack on wiggle out shy from worm out apostacize go back accede climb down reconsider demur acquiesce admit give in concede defeat rat pass over fail to grasp lose out on let slip fail to take let go lose drop the ball duck out of use pretext have alibi rationalise wriggle out of slide out of demit blow it off get cold feet chicken out of accept defeat wimp out give ground admit defeat hold back cave in throw off change allegiances revolt against secede from go over to the enemy go AWOL change loyalties be apostate get cold feet about give the slip admit you were wrong have no fight left eat humble pie withdraw from agreement or statement toss over take the count throw in the sponge make one's exit

Verb

To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
scrap discard dump junk ditch jettison chuck shed reject unload lose cashier toss exorcise exorcize pitch bin drop trash eject eliminate remove expel dismiss forsake cast destroy demolish slough decommission recycle annihilate obliterate wreck retire throw out throw away cast off deep-six dispose of eighty-six shuck off slough off get rid of lay by dispense with toss out do away with fling away chuck away chuck out fling off clear out get shut of get shot of root out weed out throw on the scrapheap write off see the back of consign to scrap heap put out to pasture cast aside abandon axe ax relinquish have done with cast away set aside can desert cull dispose fling throw throw overboard part with shuck offload dispatch throw aside shrug off throw off shake off toss aside thrust aside sluff off cast out give up leave shelve scrub do without manage without cope without heave bung out bung away hurl abdicate maroon cut banish exclude dispossess repudiate knock on the head pull the plug on yield disburden doff nix 86 chase refuse slip evict extrude unburden clear fling out give someone the boot forgo away negative auction adios sweep away turn down wash your hands of rid oneself of free oneself of fob off divest yourself of file in circular file relieve yourself of kiss goodbye kiss off make over deep six discharge boot out fire sack kick out let go send packing oust release surrender displace turf out give someone the bullet give someone their marching orders give the heave-ho show the door give someone the push renounce waive moult omit cede disregard exuviate bounce terminate molt sacrifice pink-slip drum out hand over turn off muster out leave out let go of give away let drop make redundant peel off give someone the sack give someone their cards let fall throw something off disown extract unhand