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away

EN[əˈweɪ] [-eɪ]
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    Definition of away in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMfurther awayCOMmore awaySUPfurthest awaySUPmost away
    1. Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.
      1. The master is away from home.
      2. Would you pick up my mail while I'm away.
    2. (following the noun modified) At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
      1. He's miles away by now.
      2. Spring is still a month away.
    3. (chiefly sports) Not on one's home territory.
      1. Next, they are playing away in Dallas.
    4. (baseball, following the noun modified) Out.
      1. Two men away in the bottom of the ninth.
    5. Misspelling of aweigh.
    6. AdverbCOMfurther awayCOMmore awaySUPfurthest awaySUPmost away
      1. From a place, hence.
        1. He went away on vacation. ‎
      2. Aside; off; in another direction.
        1. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
          1. (as imperative, by ellipsis) Come away; go away; take away.
            1. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
              1. sing away
            2. Without restraint.
              1. You've got questions? Ask away! ‎
            3. Being so engaged for the entire time.
              1. That's where tourists go to hear great Cuban bands and dance the night away. ‎
            4. At a distance in time or space.
              1. Christmas is only two weeks away. ‎
          2. Interjection
            1. (Northern England) come on!; go on!.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • While I found wonderfully soft and untracked snow near the top, I ended up surprised by the firmer stuff in the chutes near the bottom, where small slides had sluffed away the soft, top layer.
                • The paintings were spirited away under cover of darkness
                • Mr. Basehart offers it again, "Here, cousin," and dances away again, leaving Bolingbroke accused by his own emptyhandedness.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • He asked me to look after his daughter while he was away.
                • I took one last look at the house and walked away.
                • It was nice of him to write a poem for his new girlfriend, but shooting a full-length film is getting carried away.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Adverbs
                  • Interjections
                  Related Links:
                  1. en awaye
                  2. en aways
                  3. en awayday
                  4. en awayness
                  5. en awayward
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                  Meaning of away for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "away" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also an interjection.
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