away

  • 1 Away — A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a distance; as …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 away — [ə wā′] adv. [ME < OE aweg < phr. on weg < on, on + weg, WAY, in the sense “from this (that) place”] 1. from any given place; off [to run away] 2. in another place, esp. the proper place [to put one s tools away] 3. in another direction… …

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  • 3 Away — is a play by the Australian playwright Michael Gow. First performed by the Griffin Theatre Company in 1986, it tells the story of three internally conflicted families holidaying on the coast for Christmas, 1968. It has become the most widely… …

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  • 4 Away — «Away» Сингл Энрике Иглесиаса при участии Sean Garrett из альбома Greatest Hits Выпущен 11 ноября 2008 Формат …

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  • 5 Away We Go — Données clés Titre québécois Ailleurs nous irons Titre original Away We Go Réalisation Sam Mendes Scénario Vendela Vida Dave Eggers Sociétés de production …

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  • 6 Away we go — Titre original Away We Go Réalisation Sam Mendes Scénario Vendela Vida Dave Eggers Musique Alexi Murdoch Direction artistique Henry Dunn Rosa Palomo Décors Jess Gonchor Cos …

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  • 7 away — away·ness; far·away·ness; go·away; away; pom pom pull·away; that·away; work·away; …

    English syllables

  • 8 away — late O.E. aweg, earlier on weg on from this (that) place; see WAY (Cf. way). Colloquial use for without delay (fire away, also right away) is from earlier sense of onward in time (16c.). Intensive use (e.g. away back) is Amer.Eng., first attested …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 away — [adv1] in another direction; at a distance abroad, absent, afar, apart, aside, beyond, distant, elsewhere, far afield, far away, far off, far remote, forth, from here, hence, not present, off, out of, out of the way, over, to one side; concepts… …

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  • 10 away — ► ADVERB 1) to or at a distance. 2) into an appropriate place for storage. 3) towards or into non existence. 4) constantly, persistently, or continuously. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a sports fixture) played at the opponents ground. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 11 away — a|way1 [ ə weı ] adverb *** 1. ) in a different direction a ) moving so that you go farther from a person, place, or thing: When Sykes saw the police, he ran away. away from: People had been driven away from their homes by the invading army. b )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 away — [[t]əwe͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ (Away is often used with verbs of movement, such as go and drive , and also in phrasal verbs such as do away with and fade away .) 1) ADV: ADV after v, be ADV, oft ADV prep If someone or something moves or is moved away from a… …

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  • 13 away — I UK [əˈweɪ] / US adverb *** 1) in a different direction a) moving so that you go further from a person, place, or thing When Sykes saw the police, he ran away. away from: People had been driven away from their homes by the invading army. b) used …

    English dictionary

  • 14 away — a|way1 W1S1 [əˈweı] adv [: Old English; Origin: onweg, aweg, from on + weg way ] 1.) used to say that someone leaves a place or person, or stays some distance from a place or person ▪ Go away! ▪ Dinah was crying as she drove slowly away. away… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 away — 1 adverb 1 to or at a distance from someone or something: Go away! | Dinah was crying as she drove slowly away. (+ from): The police tried to keep people away from the accident. | turn/look away (from sb/sth) (=turn so that you are not looking at …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 away — /euh way /, adv. 1. from this or that place; off: to go away. 2. aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn your eyes away; to turn away customers 3. far; apart: away back; away from the subject. 4. out of one s possession or use: to… …

    Universalium

  • 17 away — /əˈweɪ / (say uh way) adverb 1. from this or that place; off: to go away. 2. apart; at a distance: to stand away from the wall. 3. aside: turn your eyes away. 4. out of possession, notice, use, or existence: to give money away. 5. continuously;… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 away*/*/*/ — [əˈweɪ] adv I 1) in a different direction in a direction that takes you further from a person, place, or thing When Sykes saw the police, he ran away.[/ex] Bruce was staring at her, but she looked away.[/ex] Please move away from the doors.[/ex]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 away — a•way [[t]əˈweɪ[/t]] adv. 1) from this or that place; off: to go away[/ex] 2) aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn one s eyes away; to turn away customers[/ex] 3) far; apart: away back; away from the subject[/ex] 4) out of one s …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 away — adv., adj., & n. adv. 1 to or at a distance from the place, person, or thing in question (go away; give away; look away; they are away; 5 miles away). 2 towards or into non existence (sounds die away; explain it away; idled their time away). 3… …

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