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〔 әˋwe 〕


〔 әˊwei 〕

Overview of adj away

The adj away has 3 senses

  • away -- (not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away")

  • away -- (used of an opponent's ground; "an away game")

  • away, outside -- ((of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch")

Overview of adv away

The adv away has 11 senses

  • away, off, forth -- (from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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, out -- (from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets")

  • aside, away -- (out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away")

  • away -- (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")

  • off, away -- (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 -- (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 -- (so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away")

  • away -- (freely or at will; "fire away!")

  • away -- (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, aside -- (in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away")

  • aside, by, away -- (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")