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Related / Similar Words: outside, off, forth, out, aside, by

 

Definition:
  • (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch";
  • used of an opponent''s ground; "an away game";
  • from a particular thing or place or position (`forth'' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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";;
  • from one''s possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets";
  • 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";
  • out of the way (especially away from one''s thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one''s face"; "glanced away";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away";
  • freely or at will; "fire away!";

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