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Synonyms for put to sleep

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. put to sleep(verb)

    help someone go to bed

    "Mother put the baby to sleep"

    put away

  2. put away, put to sleep(verb)

    kill gently, as with an injection

    "the cat was very ill and we had to put it to sleep"

    lag, lock away, cast out, shut away, toss, throw out, lock in, toss out, fling, jail, remand, imprison, jug, cast away, put behind bars, chuck out, shut up, dispose, gaol, throw away, tuck away, incarcerate, tuck in, immure, put aside, lock, lock up, cast aside, put away, toss away, discard


  1. put to sleep(verb)

    put down

  2. put to sleep(verb)

    put down

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  1. puttosleep

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  1. Anthony Bove:

    My father feels terrible that the dogs are probably going to be put to sleep, the pit bull is not an inherently evil dog. But ... these pit bulls might have been trained as guard or attack dogs. He remembers the dogs licking his blood off the ground. They wanted to finish the job. That's very disturbing to him.

  2. Bess Jensen:

    They know each one of us. When I pick them up, they know my voice and they know my feel. They just snuggle in and we rock, i usually put them to sleep -- if the nurses need a baby put to sleep they bring them to me.

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