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Definition of AWAY
Pronunciation : AWAY

Adjective : AWAY

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away" ;

  • 2. (

    ) used of an opponent's ground; "an away game" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch" ;

Adverb : AWAY

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets" ;

  • 3. (

    ) out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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. (

    ) so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away" ;

  • 8. (

    ) freely or at will; "fire away!" ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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. (

    ) in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away" ;

  • 11. (

    ) in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day" ;


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