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Synonyms of shedding

Noun


1. shedding, sloughing, organic process, biological process

usage: the process whereby something is shed

2. desquamation, peeling, shedding, organic phenomenon

usage: loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

Verb


1. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

2. spill, shed, pour forth, pour

usage: pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"

3. spill, shed, disgorge, move, displace

usage: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"

4. shed, molt, exuviate, moult, slough, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop

usage: cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"

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