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To put something in a safe or secret place

put away

to put something in the place where you usually keep it when you are not using it

hide

verb

to put something in a place so that no one can find or see it

tuck

verb

to put something in a particular place, especially in order to keep it safe or hidden

store away

to put something in a safe place until you need it

stow

verb

to put something somewhere while you are not using it

tuck away

to put money in a safe place so that you can use it later

slip

verb

to put something somewhere, or to give something to someone quickly and quietly, so that other people do not see what you are doing

stash

verb

to put something in a safe or secret place, usually so that you can use it later

secrete

verb

to secretly take something or put something somewhere

garage

verb

to keep a vehicle inside a building

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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