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Synonyms for away
əˈweɪaway

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Wiktionary

  1. awayadverb

    Synonyms:
    off, at bay

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. away

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

    Antonyms:
    close, near

Princeton's WordNet

  1. away(p)adjective

    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. awayadjective

    used of an opponent's ground

    "an away game"

    Synonyms:
    outside, away(p)

    Antonyms:
    accurate, home(a), present

  3. away, outsideadverb

    (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, forthadverb

    from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)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, outadverb

    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, awayadverb

    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. awayadverb

    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, awayadverb

    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. awayadverb

    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. awayadverb

    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. awayadverb

    freely or at will

    "fire away!"

    Synonyms:
    out, off, forth, by, aside

    Antonyms:
    accurate, present, home(a)

  12. awayadverb

    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, asideadverb

    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, awayadverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. awayadjective

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

  2. awayadjective

    Synonyms:
    begone, let us go

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. awayadverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "away":

    outside, far, out, aside, distance

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How to use away in a sentence?

  1. Sophocles:

    Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.

  2. John Butler:

    You don't stop a kid from receiving his high school diploma, already the most important moment of their life to that point, you don't take that away for something as small as shoes -- and that's exactly what was going to happen.

  3. Andrew Ainsworth:

    Ninety-nine percent of all legal advice said forget it. Big money always wins, but we honestly believed that nobody can stop you being the artist that you are. They can't take it away from you. They can't take your hands off so you can't use them anymore. It was that ridiculous to us.

  4. Jason Kenney:

    At these kind of prices Eni won't get its disposals away so fast or at the value they wanted. Managing cash will be key.

  5. Ricky Nietubicz:

    We’re certainly not looking to take anything away from the private sector, it’s a huge project, so we want to make sure we’re going into this with eyes wide open.


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