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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
                • Fire peels the wiggeries away from them [facts] — Carlyle.
                • As Paban sings, he twangs a khomok hand drum or thunders away at the dubki, a sort of rustic tambourine.
                • Company lawyers told him to walk away from the deal.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • I'm afraid I’ve broken your mug. — Never mind, it was old and I was going to throw it away.
                • That is right; — keep to your 'magnum opus' — magnoperate away.
                • The children managed to slip by when the patroller was looking 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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