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Synonyms for away
əˈweɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. away(p)(adj)

    not present; having left

    "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"

    Antonyms:
    home(a), present, accurate

  2. away(adj)

    used of an opponent's ground

    "an away game"

    Synonyms:
    outside, away(p)

    Antonyms:
    accurate, home(a), present

  3. away, outside(adverb)

    (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter

    "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"

    Synonyms:
    outdoor(a), extraneous, remote, outside, external, out-of-door, outside(a), away(p), international

    Antonyms:
    accurate, present, home(a)

  4. 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    from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)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"

    Synonyms:
    off, forward, forth, out, aside, onward, by

    Antonyms:
    present, accurate, home(a)

  5. away, out(adverb)

    from one's possession

    "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, home(a), present

  6. aside, away(adverb)

    out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)

    "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside, apart

    Antonyms:
    present, home(a), accurate

  7. away(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, present, home(a)

  8. off, away(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, present, home(a)

  9. away(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, home(a), present

  10. away(adverb)

    so as to be removed or gotten rid of

    "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    home(a), accurate, present

  11. away(adverb)

    freely or at will

    "fire away!"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, present, home(a)

  12. away(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, present, home(a)

  13. away, aside(adverb)

    in a different direction

    "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside, apart

    Antonyms:
    home(a), present, accurate

  14. 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"

    Synonyms:
    off, past, forth, out, aside, apart, by

    Antonyms:
    home(a), present, accurate

Wiktionary

  1. away(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    off, at bay

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. away

    Synonyms:
    far, afar, separate, detached, loose, abroad

    Antonyms:
    close, near

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. away(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    absent, gone, off, from home, at a distance, not present

  2. away(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    begone, let us go

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. away(adv)

    Synonyms:
    hence, absent, gone, aside, off, on, uninterruptedly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    outside, far, out, aside, distance

How to pronounce away?

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