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 for To make away with
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Make \Make\ (m[=a]k), v. i.
     1. To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to
        interfere; to be active; -- often in the phrase to meddle
        or make. [Obs.]
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              A scurvy, jack-a-nape priest to meddle or make.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward
        home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.
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     Note: Formerly, authors used to make on, to make forth, to
           make about; but these phrases are obsolete. We now say,
           to make at, to make away, to make for, to make off, to
           make toward, etc.
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     3. To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or
        against; as, it makes for his advantage. --M. Arnold.
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              Follow after the things which make for peace. --Rom.
                                                    xiv. 19.
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              Considerations infinite
              Do make against it.                   --Shak.
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     4. To increase; to augment; to accrue.
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     5. To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify. [Archaic]
        --Chaucer. Tennyson.
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              To solace him some time, as I do when I make. --P.
                                                    Plowman.
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     To make as if, or To make as though, to pretend that; to
        make show that; to make believe (see under Make, v. t.).
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              Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten
              before them, and fled.                --Josh. viii.
                                                    15.
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              My lord of London maketh as though he were greatly
              displeased with me.                   --Latimer.
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     To make at, to go toward hastily, or in a hostile manner;
        to attack.
  
     To make away with.
        (a) To carry off.
        (b) To transfer or alienate; hence, to spend; to
            dissipate.
        (c) To kill; to destroy.
  
     To make off, to go away suddenly.
  
     To make out, to succeed; to manage oneself; to be able at
        last; to make shift; as, he made out to reconcile the
        contending parties; after the earthquake they made out all
        right.
        (b) to engage in fond caresses; to hug and kiss; to neck;
            -- of courting couples or individuals (for
            individuals, used with with); as, they made out on a
            bench in the park; he was making out with the waitress
            in the kitchen [informal]
  
     To make up, to become reconciled or friendly.
  
     To make up for, to compensate for; to supply an equivalent
        for.
  
     To make up to.
        (a) To approach; as, a suspicious boat made up to us.
        (b) To pay addresses to; to make love to.
  
     To make up with, to become reconciled to. [Colloq.]
  
     To make with, to concur or agree with. --Hooker.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Away \A*way"\, adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.]
     1. From a place; hence.
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              The sound is going away.              --Shak.
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              Have me away, for I am sore wounded.  --2 Chron.
                                                    xxxv. 23.
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     2. Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from
        home.
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     3. Aside; off; in another direction.
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              The axis of rotation is inclined away from the sun.
                                                    --Lockyer.
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     4. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
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              Be near me when I fade away.          --Tennyson.
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     5. By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go
        or come away; begone; take away.
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              And the Lord said . . . Away, get thee down. --Exod.
                                                    xix. 24.
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     6. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as,
        sing away. [Colloq.]
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     Note: It is much used in phrases signifying moving or going
           from; as, go away, run away, etc.; all signifying
           departure, or separation to a distance. Sometimes
           without the verb; as, whither away so fast ? "Love hath
           wings, and will away." --Waller. It serves to modify
           the sense of certain verbs by adding that of removal,
           loss, parting with, etc.; as, to throw away; to trifle
           away; to squander away, etc. Sometimes it has merely an
           intensive force; as, to blaze away.
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     Away with, bear, abide. [Obs. or Archaic] "The calling of
        assemblies, I can not away with." (--Isa. i. 13), i. e.,
        "I can not bear or endure [it]."
  
     Away with one, signifies, take him away. "Away with him,
        crucify him." --John xix. 15.
  
     To make away with.
        (a) To kill or destroy.
        (b) To carry off.
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