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  1. [adverb] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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"
    Synonyms: off, forth

  2. [adverb] from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
    Synonyms: out

  3. [adverb] out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away"
    Synonyms: aside

  4. [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"

  5. [adverb] 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. [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"

  7. [adverb] so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"

  8. [adverb] freely or at will; "fire away!"

  9. [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"

  10. [adverb] in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"
    Synonyms: aside

  11. [adverb] 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: aside, by

  12. [adjective] distant in either space or time; "the town is a mile away"; "a country far away"; "the game is a week away"

  13. [adjective] 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: gone, departed

  14. [adjective] used of an opponent's ground; "an away game"

  15. [adjective] (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


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