deep-six


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deep-six

(dēp′sĭks′)
tr.v. deep-sixed, deep-six·ing, deep-six·es Slang
1. To toss overboard.
2. To toss out; get rid of: deep-sixed the incriminating papers.

deep-six

vb
(tr) slang US to dispose of (something, such as documents) completely; destroy
[C20: from six feet deep, the traditional depth for a grave]

deep′ six′


n.
Slang.
1. burial or discarding at sea.
2. the abandonment of something.
[1915–20]

deep′-six′



v.t. Slang.
1. to throw overboard; discard.
2. to reject or abandon.
[1950–55]

deep-six


Past participle: deep-sixed
Gerund: deep-sixing

Imperative
deep-six
deep-six
Present
I deep-six
you deep-six
he/she/it deep-sixes
we deep-six
you deep-six
they deep-six
Preterite
I deep-sixed
you deep-sixed
he/she/it deep-sixed
we deep-sixed
you deep-sixed
they deep-sixed
Present Continuous
I am deep-sixing
you are deep-sixing
he/she/it is deep-sixing
we are deep-sixing
you are deep-sixing
they are deep-sixing
Present Perfect
I have deep-sixed
you have deep-sixed
he/she/it has deep-sixed
we have deep-sixed
you have deep-sixed
they have deep-sixed
Past Continuous
I was deep-sixing
you were deep-sixing
he/she/it was deep-sixing
we were deep-sixing
you were deep-sixing
they were deep-sixing
Past Perfect
I had deep-sixed
you had deep-sixed
he/she/it had deep-sixed
we had deep-sixed
you had deep-sixed
they had deep-sixed
Future
I will deep-six
you will deep-six
he/she/it will deep-six
we will deep-six
you will deep-six
they will deep-six
Future Perfect
I will have deep-sixed
you will have deep-sixed
he/she/it will have deep-sixed
we will have deep-sixed
you will have deep-sixed
they will have deep-sixed
Future Continuous
I will be deep-sixing
you will be deep-sixing
he/she/it will be deep-sixing
we will be deep-sixing
you will be deep-sixing
they will be deep-sixing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deep-sixing
you have been deep-sixing
he/she/it has been deep-sixing
we have been deep-sixing
you have been deep-sixing
they have been deep-sixing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deep-sixing
you will have been deep-sixing
he/she/it will have been deep-sixing
we will have been deep-sixing
you will have been deep-sixing
they will have been deep-sixing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deep-sixing
you had been deep-sixing
he/she/it had been deep-sixing
we had been deep-sixing
you had been deep-sixing
they had been deep-sixing
Conditional
I would deep-six
you would deep-six
he/she/it would deep-six
we would deep-six
you would deep-six
they would deep-six
Past Conditional
I would have deep-sixed
you would have deep-sixed
he/she/it would have deep-sixed
we would have deep-sixed
you would have deep-sixed
they would have deep-sixed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deep-six - toss out; get rid of; "deep-six these old souvenirs!"
chuck out, discard, cast aside, cast away, throw away, toss away, toss out, put away, throw out, cast out, dispose, fling, toss - throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
2.deep-six - throw from a boat
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
Translations

deep-six

[ˌdiːpˈsɪks] VT (US) (= throw out) → tirar; (= kill) → cargarse
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