Away - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈweɪ|  American pronunciation of the word away
Brit.  |əˈweɪ|  British pronunciation of the word away

adjective

- not present; having left
- (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter(syn: outside)

adverb

- from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)(syn: forth, off)
- from one's possession(syn: out)
- out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)(syn: aside)
- out of existence
- at a distance in space or time(syn: off)
- indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
- so as to be removed or gotten rid of

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Examples

She hopes to get away early.

The family next door moved away.

We rowed away from the shore.

Roll up the rug and carry it away.

He pulled his arm away from the hot stove.

You should keep away from the dog. It could be dangerous.

She turned her face away.

The will was locked away in the safe.

She stowed the luggage away in the overhead compartment.

They are away for the weekend.

When I am away from home

The team played both home games and away games.

She folded her work, and laid it away.

Go away!

Dinah was crying as she drove slowly away.

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