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Definitions of away:
  • adjective:   used of an opponent's ground
    Example: "An away game"
  • adjective:   (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
    Example: "The pitch was away (or wide)"
  • adverb:   from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    Example: "Ran away from the lion"
  • adverb:   from one's possession
    Example: "Gave away the tickets"
  • adverb:   out of existence
    Example: "The music faded away"
  • adverb:   indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
    Example: "He worked away at the project for more than a year"
  • adverb:   in a different direction
    Example: "Turn away one's face"
  • adverb:   in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping)
    Example: "Put the toys away"
  • adverb:   so as to be removed or gotten rid of
    Example: "Cleared the mess away"
  • adverb:   freely or at will
    Example: "Fire away!"
  • adverb:   out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
    Example: "Pushed all doubts away"
  • adverb:   at a distance in space or time
    Example: "The boat was 5 miles off (or away)"
  • adverb:   in reserve; not for immediate use
    Example: "Has a nestegg tucked away for a rainy day"

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