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Verb: shed (shed,shedding)  shed
  1. To remove
    "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes";
    - cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, lose
  2. Pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    "shed tears"; "God shed His grace on Thee";
    - spill, pour forth
  3. Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    "shed the beans all over the table";
    - spill, disgorge
  4. Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    "our dog sheds every Spring";
    - molt [N. Amer], exuviate, moult [Brit, Cdn], slough
Noun: shed  shed
  1. An outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
Adjective: shed  shed
  1. (biology) shed at an early stage of development
    "most amphibians have shed gills";
    - caducous
Contraction: she'd  sheed
  1. She would, she had
    "She took on the mayor's job, which she'd won from three-term mayor"

Derived forms: shedding, shed, sheds

See also: deciduous

Type of: displace, move, outbuilding, pour, remove, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Shed