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Од Средњи Енглески away, awey

, awei

, oway

, o wey

, on way

, од Стари Енглески aweġ, onweġ (away)

, originally on weġ (on one's way; onward; on)

, equivalent to a- (on) +‎ way. Cognate with Scots awa

, away (away)

. Compare also Saterland Frisian wäch

, wääge (away)

, Dutch weg (away)

, German weg (away)

, Danish væk (away)

, Swedish i väg (away; off; along)




away (comparative further away, superlative furthest away)

  1. From a place, hence.
    He went away on vacation.
    • Lua грешка in Модул:quote at line 165: The first parameter (language code) is missing..
      The departure was not unduly prolonged. [] Within the door Mrs. Spoker hastily imparted to Mrs. Love a few final sentiments [] ; a deep, guttural instigation to the horse; and the wheels of the waggonette crunched heavily away into obscurity.
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      One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.
  2. Aside; off; in another direction.
  3. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  4. (as imperative, by ellipsis) Come away; go away; take away.
    • 1933+, Fran Striker, The Lone Ranger, WXYZ-AM
      Hi-yo Silver, away!
  5. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
    sing away
  6. Without restraint.
    You've got questions? Ask away!
  7. Being so engaged for the entire time.
    That's where tourists go to hear great Cuban bands and dance the night away.
  8. At a distance in time or space.
    Christmas is only two weeks away.
    • 1948, Carey McWilliams, North from Mexico / The Spanish-Speaking People of The United States, J. B. Lippincott Company, page 25,
      While De Anza was exploring the Bay of San Francisco, seeking a site for the presidio, the American colonists on the eastern seaboard, three thousand miles away, were celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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      From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.