Synonyms for Shed:


rejected (adjective)
Snipped, rejected, abandoned, blacklisted, Disclaimed, Eliminated, discarded, disapproved, chopped, Trashed, cut, jettisoned, junked, Denied, Blackballed, deep-sixed, Excluded, barred, scrapped, Excised, checked, Disallowed, jilted.
relinquished (adjective)
abandoned, disowned, Waived, deserted, Renounced, relinquished, released, Disclaimed, resigned, Vacated, Capitulated, surrendered, Abdicated, foregone, forsaken, withdrawn.


arsenal, boathouse, cupboard, cubbyhole, bonded warehouse, closet, armory, bunker, cellar, armoury. do away with, remove, replace, dispose of, radiate, irradiate, eradicate, move. do without, slip away, forfeit, mislay. barn (noun)
shed (noun)
deciduous, cast, pour forth, moult, disgorge, shake off, molt, slough, exuviate, caducous, throw, spill, drop, throw away.
shelter (noun)
woodshed, outbuilding, hut, lean-to.


cast off (verb)
spill, slough, emit, throw, scrap, radiate, exude, molt, pour forth, discard, reject, cast, throw away, jettison, exuviate, drop, junk.
divest (verb)
disrobe, divest, unclothe, unclad, undress, strip, bare, expose, peel, denude.
reject (verb)
emit, vomit, disclaim, bar, chop, trash, exclude, spew, disgorge, belch, deep-six, lop, eliminate, clip, snip, blacklist, abandon, eject, cull, excise, jettison, evacuate, disallow, jilt, exhaust, exude, erupt, disapprove, vent, drain, discharge, shear, secrete, deny, reject, crop, scrap, curtail, oppugn, seep, junk, cut, discard, blackball, excrete, check.
relinquish (verb)
vacate, surrender, desert, waive, resign, relinquish, disown, quit, release, capitulate, renounce, abdicate, withdraw, forsake, forgo, defect, give up.
rid (verb)
dispel, dispose, relegate, part with, rid, let go, cancel, drop, leave, dismiss.

Other synonyms:

radiate, remove, eradicate. irradiate, do away with. replace. get rid of

Usage examples for shed

  1. Many shed tears over poor Sally's prayer. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. He will not suffer the others to make peace too early, and cause us to shed our blood and spend our strength for nothing. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. Her first hair must have been shed for the present lot- and there is a lot! – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson