not present; having left
"he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"
used of an opponent's ground
"an away game"
(of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
"the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
away, off, forth(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from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)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"
from one's possession
"he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
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"
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"
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"
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
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"
in a different direction
"turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"
aside, by, away(adverb)
in reserve; not for immediate use
"started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"
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- fort, weg, los, unterwegs, abwesend, fernGerman
- μακριά, απώνGreek
- lejos, fuera, ausenteSpanish
- pois, poissa, päässä, kuluttua, lomalla, poispäinFinnish
- ar fadIrish
- fjarverandi, í, ekki við, fríIcelandic
- via, lontanoItalian
- ឆ្ងាយ, មិននៅ, ចាកឆ្ងាយ, នៅលើKhmer
- foras, loci, foris, hinc, procul, a locoLatin
- bort, borteNorwegian
- bort, borteNorwegian Nynorsk
- stąd, daleko, na wyjeździe, z dala, precz, niedostępnyPolish
- لرېPashto, Pushto
- fora, saia, embora, [[vai]]/[[vá]] [[embora]], indisponível, longe, [[suma]]/[[some]] [[daqui]], [[para]] [[fora]], a, sai, daqui a, ausentePortuguese
- absent, indisponibil, departe, încolo, de aici, în continuareRomanian
- вон, далеко, долой, недоступно, прочьRussian
- pròč, stránSlovene
- прiч, гетьUkrainian
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