away

All Adverb
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  • The chief matter just now is that you cannot go away to-night. Cited from Visionaries, by James Huneker
  • The club finished third at the end of the home and away season.
  • She being away to-night, the boys were able to get to work early. Cited from The White Moll, by Frank L. Packard
  • You've got to get away to-night with the girl -- or never! Cited from The Rainbow Trail, by Zane Grey
  • The club had a good home-and-away season to finish fourth.
  • When this had been done (and only then) she let them lead her away.
  • It was eight and one half light years away! Cited from The Black Star Passes, by John W Campbell
  • His car should be no more than a quarter-mile away. Cited from Operation Terror, by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • I shall be away to-morrow, but you need not look after him. Cited from Chambers's Elementary Science Readers, Book I, by Various
  • Yet she could not turn him away empty-handed in his hour of need. Cited from The Quickening, by Francis Lynde
  • I am going away to-night, in half an hour. Cited from Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters, by May Agnes Fleming
  • He is going away to-night -- I thought he had gone already. Cited from The Metropolis, by Upton Sinclair
  • I know as you mean t' go away to-night with -- him. Cited from The Definite Object, by Jeffery Farnol
  • The main point is to get away to-night. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • I should like to be able to take you away to-morrow. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • At this point our line was a quarter-mile away in the edge of a wood. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II, by Ambrose Bierce
  • People who have died are referred to as having passed away or passed or departed.
  • The middle school campus is less than a quarter-mile away from the upper school campus.
  • The new development must be away from the cities.
  • I want to get away to-night: Can't we form that company to-day? Cited from The Early Bird, by George Randolph Chester
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Meaning of away

  • adjective Used of an opponent's ground
    an away game
  • adverb From a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)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
  • adverb From one's possession
    he gave out money to the poor, gave away the tickets
  • adverb 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
  • adverb 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
  • adverb So as to be removed or gotten rid of
    cleared the mess away, the rotted wood had to be cut away
  • adverb Freely or at will
    fire away!
  • adverb 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
  • adverb In a different direction
    turn aside, turn away one's face, glanced away