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    shed - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shed

    Definition
    (noun) an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage Definition
    (verb) get rid of
    Example Sentence
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes
    Definition
    (verb) pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    Synonyms : pour forth , spill
    Example Sentence
    • shed tears
    • spill blood
    • God shed His grace on Thee
    Definition
    (verb) cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    Synonyms : disgorge , spill
    Example Sentence
    • spill the beans all over the table
    Definition
    (verb) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    Synonyms : exuviate , molt , moult , slough
    Example Sentence
    • our dog sheds every Spring
    Definition
    (adj) shed at an early stage of development
    Synonyms : caducous
    Example Sentence
    • most amphibians have caducous gills
    • the caducous calyx of a poppy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shed

Gives shade.

SHED -to cast off (undress), is the opposite of CLAD which is to be, fully dressed.

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