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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not present; At a distance; Apart.

Usage examples (36)
  • He that giveth away his treasure wisely, giveth away his plagues: he that retaineth their increase, heapeth up sorrow.
  • He's away right now
  • The pitch was away (or wide)
  • Ran away from the lion for more
Tutoring comment
  • If you go "away" (absent from a place) on a cruise ship, you may hear someone say, "Anchors aweigh!" (hanging just above the bottom of the sea).
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