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Synonyms for give the axe
give the ax·e

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  1. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminateverb

    terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

    "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, kindle, notify, depose, advise, gouge, go off, burn, tin, can, apprize, rout out, plunder, enkindle, give the sack, put up, sack, end, give the bounce, evict, elicit, discount, finish, move, fire, stop, arouse, drive out, crowd out, brush off, squeeze out, give notice, open fire, usher out, displace, send packing, send word, apprise, dissolve, push aside, dismiss, give the gate, raise, clear, ignore, provoke, sack up, burn down, cease, squirt, rouse, brush aside, discharge, evoke, fuel, force out, preempt, eject, terminate, disregard, drop, send away, net

  2. give the axe, give the bounce, give the gateverb

    terminate a relationship abruptly

    "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"

    Synonyms:
    terminate, displace, give the gate, give the bounce, fire, sack, can, dismiss, give notice, send away, give the sack, force out

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#317end
#674net
#907clear
#960fire
#975discount
#1038stop
#1142move
#2063fuel
#2158drop
#2674finish
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#4719ignore
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#5685discharge
#5873tin
#7096advise
#8785squirt
#10518terminate
#11444cease
#15199sack
#15596dismiss
#18414disregard
#22476dissolve
#26899provoke
#27307eject
#29479elicit
#29678rouse
#29834evoke
#37254plunder
#40027displace
#43132arouse
#50415preempt
#60356gouge
#64991evict
#71611kindle
#89649depose
#107060apprise

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