adv.1.From a place; hence.
The sound is going away.
- Shak.
Have me away, for I am sore wounded.
- 2 Chron. xxxv. 23.
2.Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
3.Aside; off; in another direction.
The axis of rotation is inclined away from the sun.
- Lockyer.
4.From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
Be near me when I fade away.
- Tennyson.
5.By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
And the Lord said . . . Away, get thee down.
- Exod. xix. 24.
6.On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.
Away with
bear, abide
signifies, take him away.
- Isa. i. 13
To make away with
a - To kill or destroy.
- John xix. 15.
b - To carry off.
Adj.1.away - distant in either space or time; "the town is a mile away"; "a country far away"; "the game is a week away"
2.away - not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"; "everyone is gone now"; "the departed guests"
Synonyms: departed, gone
3.away - used of an opponent's ground; "an away game"
home - used of your own ground; "a home game"
4.away - (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
Synonyms: outside
Adv.1.away - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; "go forth and preach"
Synonyms: forth, off
2.away - from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
Synonyms: out
3.away - out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away"
Synonyms: aside
4.away - out of existence; "the music faded away"; "tried to explain away the affair of the letter"- H.E.Scudder; "idled the hours away"; "her fingernails were worn away"
5.away - at a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"
Synonyms: off
6.away - indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily; "he worked away at the project for more than a year"; "the child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it"
7.away - so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"
8.away - freely or at will; "fire away!"
9.away - in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping); "put the toys away"; "her jewels are locked away in a safe"; "filed the letter away"
10.away - in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"
Synonyms: aside
11.away - in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nestegg tucked away for a rainy day"
Synonyms: by, aside
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