›to get rid of something, or to stop using something: We may do away with the schooluniformsoon.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhereDestroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.
by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,