- (of a golf ball) lying farthest from the hole.
- (of a golfer) having hit such a ball and being required to play first.
- to get rid of; abolish; stop.
- to kill: Bluebeard did away with all his wives.
Words nearby away
Idioms for away
- take away: Away with him!
- go away! leave!: Away with you!
Examples from the Web for away
So it might be me projecting my desires onto Archer to want to just get away from work for a few weeks.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My dad was a sailor, and all through my childhood he was away half of the time at sea, and to an extent I have a similar job.
Sophisticated, nuanced, melodious pop music, that sweeps you away.
Doubling down on Schedule I is, at best, a deranged way to push Americans away from “medical,” and toward recreational, use.
Strong currents and winds, however, mean any debris could be drifting up to 31 miles a day eastward, away from the impact zone.
He ruined us—us who were so happy before; and then, as Armand says, cast us away as instruments he had done with.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Clement would only be doing what is right if he drove me away.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
He's been ill so much and away so much—sometimes people like that just don't seem to 'count' in a family.The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
Well get away at once, as nothing is to be gained by a stay in Nome and as, furthermore, we wish to avoid inquiries into our aims.The Radio Boys Rescue the Lost Alaska Expedition|Gerald Breckenridge
Bring him away, Jug: yet the villain would not confess a word, till it was found about him.A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15)|Robert Dodsley
British Dictionary definitions for away
adjective (usually postpositive)
Word Origin for away
Idioms and Phrases with away
see back away; bang away; blow away; break away; by far (and away); carry away; cart off (away); cast away; clear out (away); die away; do away with; draw away; eat away; explain away; fade out (away); fall away; fire away; fool away; fritter away; get away; get away with; give away; go away; hammer away; lay aside (away); make away with; out and away; pass away; peg away at; piss away; plug away at; pull away; put away; right away; run away; run away with; salt away; send away; shy away from; slink away; slip out (away); sock away; spirit away; square away; squirrel away; stow away; take away from; take one's breath away; tear away; throw away; tuck away; turn away; walk away from; walk off (away) with; waste away; wear off (away); whale away; when the cat's away; while away.