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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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“You want to shed your old ways, roles and routines to make way for newness.”
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To allow skin or shell to come off, typically to be replaced by another
“The male crabs shed their shells twice a year, in autumn and spring.”
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To take off, especially one's clothes or garments
“I shed the clothes I am wearing and pull on the new outfit.”
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To allow (something) to fall off
“He's only able to carry a certain amount at any given time, and so is required to return to the hive to shed his load regularly.”
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To scatter over something
“And as long as clouds don't shed raindrops, the garden does not become green.”
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To spill, flow or pour forth
“These marks then slowly opened up to form somewhat circular and deep severe wounds that began to shed blood.”
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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 dismiss from one's job
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“The company is expected to shed several workers following budget cuts.”
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To peel or remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
Shed the peel of the oranges with a knife, removing all of the fibrous material around the segments.”
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To remove one's robes or clothing
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To make bare by completely removing (everything)
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(informal) To have gotten rid off
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Free yourself of
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To ooze or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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To explain or clarify something
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To relinquish possession of
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To refuse or be unwilling to accept or do something
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A simple roofed structure used for storage, shelter, 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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