What does throw away mean?

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  1. (transitive) To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To waste, to squander.
  3. (American football, slang) To intentionally throw an incomplete pass.
  4. (idiomatic) To give lightly, in an offhand manner.
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Gadget addicts can finally throw away their ever-growing collection of chargers.
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Nao was a person who wouldn't even throw away the wilted leaves of turnip greens.
No one wants a tip or incinerator anywhere near them but will shout their heads off if they are asked to recycle or reduce what they throw away.
And throw away the bronze knuckledusters which you used to pulverize that man.
Choose an uncarpeted room and protect the table with a cover that you can roll up and throw away or shake off outside and wash.

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