Definition of sock something away in English:

sock something away

North American Put money aside as savings: you’ll need to sock away about $900 a month
More example sentences
  • But all of the extra fees and hassles have yet to stop the vast majority of us from socking our money away in banks.
  • She once again starts socking her benefit away for retirement.
  • People alive today know that there are not enough people in the workforce to support a public pension; they're trying to sock it away for their retirement.
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