Meaning of away
Pronunciation: (u-wā'), [key]
- from this or that place; off: to go away.
- aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn your eyes away; to turn away customers
- far; apart: away back; away from the subject.
- out of one's possession or use: to give money away.
- out of existence or notice; into extinction: to fade away; to idle away the morning.
- incessantly or relentlessly; repeatedly: He kept hammering away.
- without hesitation: Fire away.
- Away with him!
- take away:Away with him!
- go away! leave!:Away with you!
- Bluebeard did away with all his wives.
- to get rid of; abolish; stop.
- to kill:Bluebeard did away with all his wives.
- (of something sighted from a ship) in which direction? where?
- absent; gone: to be away from home.
- distant: six miles away.
- immediately off and on the way: The order was given and he was away.
- played in a ball park, arena, or the like, other than the one that is or is assumed to be the center of operations of a team:Cf. home (def. 16). winners in their last three away games.
- having been put out: with two away in the top of the seventh.
- (of a golf ball) lying farthest from the hole.
- (of a golfer) having hit such a ball and being required to play first.
- away (Thesaurus)