Meaning of AWAY in English

AWAY

adj.

Pronunciation: ə - ' w ā

Function: adverb

Date: before 12th century

1 : on the way : ALONG <get away early>

2 : from this or that place <go away >

3 a : in a secure place or manner <locked away > b : in another direction <look away >

4 : out of existence : to an end <echoes dying away >

5 : from one's possession <gave away a fortune>

6 : steadily onward : UNINTERRUPTEDLY <clocks ticking away >

7 : by a long distance or interval : FAR < away back in 1910>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.