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away meaning

EN[əˈweɪ] [-eɪ]
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  • Away may refer to:

    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
                • It was the Seasiders, however, who were swiftly on the attack again and they had very presentable claims for a penalty waved away as Varney tumbled under a challenge from Rafael.
                • The crowd had to run away from the burning structure with only the clothes on their backs.
                • Who giveth away this woman to this man in Holy matrimony?
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • While the detective cases the joint, they'll get away.
                • After the ceremony, we refurled the flag and put it away.
                • These details are unnecessary and should be abstracted 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
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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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