Pronunciation Adverb

away (comparative further away, superlative furthest away)

  1. From a place, hence#Adverb|hence.
    He went away on vacation.
  2. Aside; off; in another direction.
  3. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  4. (as imperative, by ellipsis) Come away; go away; take away.
    • 1933+, Fran Striker, The Lone Ranger, WXYZ-AM
      Hi-yo Silver, away!
  5. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
    sing away
  6. Without restraint.
    You've got questions? Ask away!
    Whaling away at her detractors
  7. Being so engaged for the entire time.
    That's where tourists go to hear great Cuban bands and dance the night away.
  8. At a distance in time or space.
    Christmas is only two weeks away.
    • 1948, Carey McWilliams, North from Mexico / The Spanish-Speaking People of The United States, J. B. Lippincott Company, page 25,
      While De Anza was exploring the Bay of San Francisco, seeking a site for the presidio, the American colonists on the eastern seaboard, three thousand miles away, were celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • German: fort, weg
  • Portuguese: para fora
  • Russian: прочь
Translations Translations
  • German: fort, weg
  • Portuguese: sai, saia, vai/vá embora, suma/some daqui
  • Russian: прочь
  • Spanish: fuera
  • Spanish: sin parar
Translations Translations Interjection
  1. (Northern England) come on!; go on!

away (comparative further away, superlative furthest away)

  1. Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.
    The master is away from home.
    Would you pick up my mail while I'm away.
  2. (following the noun modified) At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
    He's miles away by now.
    Spring is still a month away.
  3. (chiefly, sports) Not on one's home territory.
    Entrance for away supporters.
    Next, they are playing away in Dallas.
  4. (baseball, following the noun modified) Out.
    Two men away in the bottom of the ninth.
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  1. Misspelling of aweigh

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