Associations to the word «Away»


AWAY, adverb. From a place, hence.
AWAY, adverb. Aside; off; in another direction.
AWAY, adverb. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
AWAY, adverb. (as imperative) (by ellipsis) Come away; go away; take away.
AWAY, adverb. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
AWAY, adverb. Without restraint.
AWAY, adverb. Being so engaged for the entire time.
AWAY, adverb. At a distance in time or space.
AWAY, interjection. (Northern England) come on!; go on!
AWAY, adjective. Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.
AWAY, adjective. (following the noun modified) At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
AWAY, adjective. (chiefly sports) Not on one's home territory.
AWAY, adjective. (baseball) (following the noun modified) Out.
AWAY, adjective. Misspelling of aweigh.
AWAY AT THE RACES, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of off to the races
AWAY FROM HOME, prepositional phrase. Used other than as an idiom: see away,‎ from,‎ home.
AWAY FROM HOME, prepositional phrase. (UK) (sports) Away; at the venue of an opposing team or competitor.
AWAY GAME, noun. (idiomatic) (sports) An athletic contest played in the opposing team's geographic area.
AWAY GAMES, noun. Plural of away game
AWAY GOAL, noun. (sports) A goal scored in an away game. In some sporting competitions, the number of away goals in taken into account to decide the winner.
AWAY GOALS RULE, noun. (sports) A rule whereby, in case of an aggregate draw, the team with the most away goals wins.
AWAY SIDE, noun. Away team.
AWAY SIDES, noun. Plural of away side
AWAY TEAM, noun. (sports) The visiting team; the team that is playing away from home.
AWAY TEAMS, noun. Plural of away team
AWAY TO THE RACES, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of off to the races
AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES, adjective. (idiomatic) To be not not all there, to be slightly crazy.

Dictionary definition

AWAY, 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 From a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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".
AWAY, adverb. From one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets".
AWAY, adverb. Out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away".
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".
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".
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".
AWAY, adverb. So as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away".
AWAY, adverb. Freely or at will; "fire away!".
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".
AWAY, adverb. In a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away".
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".
AWAY, adjective. Not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away".
AWAY, adjective. Used of an opponent's ground; "an away game".
AWAY, adjective. (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch".

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