Away

Definition of Away

A`way´
adv.1.From a place; hence.
The sound is going away.
- Shak.
Have me away, for I am sore wounded.
- 2 Chron. xxxv. 23.
2.Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
3.Aside; off; in another direction.
The axis of rotation is inclined away from the sun.
- Lockyer.
4.From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
Be near me when I fade away.
- Tennyson.
5.By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
And the Lord said . . . Away, get thee down.
- Exod. xix. 24.
6.On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.
Away with
bear, abide
signifies, take him away.
- Isa. i. 13
To make away with
a - To kill or destroy.
- John xix. 15.
b - To carry off.

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