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Verb
To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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“The revolutionaries must shed their populist illusions.”
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To accidentally allow (something) to fall off or spill
“A lorry shed its load across Great Western Way this morning, causing long delays for commuters joining junction 16 of the M4.”
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(of a reptile, insect, etc.) To allow (its skin or shell) to come off, to be replaced by another one that has grown underneath
“The male crabs shed their shells twice a year, in autumn and spring.”
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To take off (clothes)
“I shed the clothes I was wearing, and pulled on the new outfit.”
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To rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
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“Too much blood has been shed.”
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To discard (something undesirable, superfluous, or outdated)
“When asked whether the Chilean had shed the excess pounds he gained after his injury, he joked that all that worried him was the player's haircut.”
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To cast or give off (light)
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“The bulbs shed white light, as opposed to the old-denture hue of plain old bulbs.”
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To undress
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To put an end to, especially formally
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(informal) To have gotten rid off
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Free yourself of
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To shed light upon
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To relinquish possession of
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To lose (something) in copious quantities
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A simple roofed structure used for garden storage, to shelter animals, or as a workshop
“He found a milk crate in the shed and shoved it over to the side window.”
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A large farm building used for storing grain, hay, or straw or for housing livestock
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A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept
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A belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn
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A market place or trading centre, particularly of an ancient city
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In logistics, a place where products go to from the manufacturer before going to the retailer
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The state of being naked or only partially clothed
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An enclosed compartment that allows privacy, for example when telephoning, voting, or sitting in a restaurant
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A place giving protection from bad weather or danger
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A place with temporary accommodation of huts, tents, or other structures, typically used by soldiers, refugees, or travelling people
Adjective
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