Definition and Meanings for away

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Part of Speech of away

adverb

Etymology of away

as. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way

Meaning of away


as adverb

  • from a place; hence.
  • absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
  • aside; off; in another direction.
  • from a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  • by ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: go or come away; begone; take away.
  • on; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.
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