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away

EN[əˈweɪ] [-eɪ]
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    Definition of away in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMfurther awayCOMmore awaySUPfurthest awaySUPmost away
    1. Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.
      1. The master is away from home.
      2. Would you pick up my mail while I'm away.
    2. (following the noun modified) At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
      1. He's miles away by now.
      2. Spring is still a month away.
    3. (chiefly sports) Not on one's home territory.
      1. Next, they are playing away in Dallas.
    4. (baseball, following the noun modified) Out.
      1. Two men away in the bottom of the ninth.
    5. Misspelling of aweigh.
    6. AdverbCOMfurther awayCOMmore awaySUPfurthest awaySUPmost away
      1. From a place, hence.
        1. He went away on vacation. ‎
      2. Aside; off; in another direction.
        1. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
          1. (as imperative, by ellipsis) Come away; go away; take away.
            1. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
              1. sing away
            2. Without restraint.
              1. You've got questions? Ask away! ‎
            3. Being so engaged for the entire time.
              1. That's where tourists go to hear great Cuban bands and dance the night away. ‎
            4. At a distance in time or space.
              1. Christmas is only two weeks away. ‎
          2. Interjection
            1. (Northern England) come on!; go on!.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The paintings were spirited away under cover of darkness
                • I've been banging away at the essay for ages, but it still isn't finished.
                • he new law will take away some important rights from immigrant residents. ‎
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • On each side of spatula 3 asetose lateral papillae grouped together, and one asetose ventral papilla somewhat farther away.
                • In situ hybridisations were performed on devitellinised embryos still wrapped around the yolk and on embryos with the yolk dissected away.
                • And lest by her long talke she should be found to trip or faile in her words, she filled their laps with gold, silver, and Jewels, and commanded Zephyrus to carry them away.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Adverbs
                  • Interjections
                  Related Links:
                  1. en awaye
                  2. en aways
                  3. en awayday
                  4. en awaydays
                  5. en awayness
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of away for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "away" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also an interjection.
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