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  Definition of shed
  1. an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  2. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every Spring"
  3. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  4. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
  5. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
  6. shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
Similar Words: molt, exuviate, moult, slough, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, spill, disgorge, pour forth, caducous

 

Hyponyms: apiary, bee house, coal house, woodshed, desquamate, peel off, molt, exuviate, moult, slough, abscise, exfoliate, autotomize, autotomise, seed

 

Grouped Verbs: spill, slop, splatter

 

Derivational Morphology: slough, shedding, sloughing, molter, moulter, molt, molting, moult, moulting, ecdysis, spill, spillage, release

 

 
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