Meaning of AWAY in English


I. adverb


from this or that place

come away at once

Synonyms: hence, thence

Related Word: forth, out, therefrom


at some distance from a place expressed or implied

he lived several blocks away

Synonyms: off, over

Related Word: afar, far; apart, aside


without hesitation or delay

fire away when you see the target

Synonyms: at once, directly, first off, forthwith, immediately, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, right, right away, right off, straight, straight away, straight off, straightway

Related Word: momentarily, promptly, ||pronto, punctually; expeditiously, quickly, speedily, swiftly

II. adjective

Synonyms: absent 1, gone, lacking, missing, omitted, wanting

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