Synonyms of shed
1 dropDictionary • Some of the trees were already beginning to shed their leaves.
2 cast off • a snake who has shed its skin
discard • Read the instructions before discarding the box.
slough off • She tried to slough off her old habits.
3 give outDictionary • as dawn sheds its first light
cast • The moon cast a bright light over the yard.
emit • The stove emitted a cloud of evil-smelling smoke.
give • He gave no details of his plans.
throw • The sunlight threw hard-edged shadows on the ground.
afford • The room afforded fine views of the city.
radiate • Thermal imagery will show up objects radiating heat.
4 spillDictionary • He refused to shed the blood of a fellow creature.
spill • A number of bags had split and were spilling their contents.
5 sackDictionary • He has called on employers not to shed workers.
sack (informal) • He was sacked for slapping a schoolboy.
fire (informal) • She was sent a letter saying she was fired from her job.
dismiss (informal) • the power to dismiss civil servants who refuse to work
axe (informal) • She was axed by the Edinburgh club in October after her comments about a referee.
discharge • the regulation that gay people should be discharged from the military
remove • The senate voted to remove him.
oust • The leaders have been ousted from power by nationalists.
cashier • Many officers were cashiered on political grounds.
send packing (informal)
give notice to
kiss off (slang, mainly US, Canadian)
give (someone) their marching orders
give the boot to (slang)
give the bullet to (British, slang)
give someone his or her P45 (informal)
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• Never leave a garage or garden hut unlocked.
shackA shack is a simple hut built from tin, wood, or other materials.
• a nice shack in shanty town
whare (New Zealand)
whare (New Zealand)
• The room afforded fine views of the city.
Thesaurus for shed from the Collins English Thesaurus
a small building or lean-to of light construction, used for storage, shelter, etc
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