To throw away

Related to To throw away: a stone's throw away
To lose by neglect or folly; to spend in vain; to bestow without a compensation; as, to throw away time; to throw away money.
To reject; as, to throw away a good book, or a good offer.

See also: Throw, Throw

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
It is a fight E L'OUTRANCE, and we can afford to throw away or forgo no chance."
This sounded exceedingly liberal--to ask ONLY $100 for that for which there was a sort of moral obligation to ask $120!--and Julia having come out with the intent to throw away a hundred-dollar note that her mother had given her that morning, the bargain was concluded.
IT takes a lot of willpower to throw away the stuff that made you.
Viv Albertine; TO THROW AWAY UNOPENED; Faber & Faber (Nonfiction: Music) 24.95 ISBN: 9780571326211
Summary: London [UK], July 14 (ANI): Former world number one Andy Roddick nearly broke his wife Brooklyn Decker's heart when he decided to throw away nearly all of his trophies during a recent cleaning spree at the couple's home in Austin, Texas.
A TYNESIDE butcher is urging you to throw away less beef as he teams up with a campaign to clean up city.
Who has something to throw away? Those who have accumulated and they have accumulated what they do not need, Tagle said.
They have the right not to cooperate but they don't have the right to throw away food," Haitham said.
Steve Paterson admitted the title is Brora's to throw away after his Formartine side slipped to their second defeat in three games.
A friend had a very smart new stainless steel kettle for the Aga and was going to throw away the old electric one until I suggested she keep it for the shed.
The Royals threw away a 4-0 lead in the recent Capital One Cup match, eventually losing 7-5 after extra time, and even when they do go in front they manage to throw away more points than any other Prem side.
With the Westend defenders unable to cope with the speed and ability of the Meltham attack it was no surprise when they conceded two late goals to throw away the points and leave themselves facing a relegation battle for the remaining matches of the season.