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Meaning of away

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is
             obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away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" [syn: {away}, {off}, {forth}]
      2: from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave
         away the tickets" [syn: {away}, {out}]
      3: out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush
         the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away" [syn:
         {aside}, {away}]
      4: 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"
      5: 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" [syn: {off}, {away}]
      6: 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"
      7: so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess
         away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"
      8: freely or at will; "fire away!"
      9: 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"
      10: in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's
          face"; "glanced away" [syn: {away}, {aside}]
      11: 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" [syn: {aside},
          {by}, {away}]
      adj 1: not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you
             must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother
             is away"
      2: used of an opponent's ground; "an away game" [ant: {home(a)}]
      3: (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the
         batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
         [syn: {away}, {outside}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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