turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
get rid of
dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!" "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memoires"
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc.; or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"
fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; fail to keep in mind or in sight; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"; "She lost her husband a year ago"