make away

make away

vb (intr, adverb)
1. to depart in haste
2. make away with
a. to steal or abduct
b. to kill, destroy, or get rid of
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So long as I know that Aggie didn't make away with herself," he explained, "I tell you frankly I don't care what happened.
Well, but then, my boy," said Uncle Glegg, whose good feeling led him to enter into Tom's wish, but who could not at once shake off his habitual abhorrence of such recklessness as destroying securities, or alienating anything important enough to make an appreciable difference in a man's property, "we should have to make away wi' the note, you know, if we're to guard against what may happen, supposing your father's made bankrupt "
that is their mean yet mighty byword of reproach -- the watchword with which they assassinated, hanged, and made away with Concini; and if I gave them their way they would assassinate, hang, and make away with me in the same manner, although they have nothing to complain of except a tax or two now and then.