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go away

  1. (intr, adverb) to leave, as when starting from home on holiday
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Related Words for go away

fly, quit, move, retire, start, withdraw, escape, go, flee, disappear, propel, migrate, walk, jump, carry, ship, transport, blow, proceed, transfer

Examples from the Web for go away

Historical Examples of go away

  • Reuben Smith's blowing his go-away horn, and I want to see—Oh, yes!

    The Brass Bound Box

    Evelyn Raymond

  • A pair of “go-away” birds, uttering their cat-like call, darted from tree to tree, keeping ever a short distance before her.

  • I don't allude so much to the sparrows and such stay-at-homes as to my migratory, or go-away birds.

Idioms and Phrases with go away

go away

Depart, leave a place, travel somewhere. For example, They went away this morning, or Are you going away this winter? This expression also can be used as an imperative ordering someone to leave: Go away! It can also be used figuratively to mean “disappear,” as in This fever just doesn't go away. [c. 1200]

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