- (intr, adverb) to leave, as when starting from home on holiday
Related Words for go awayfly, quit, move, retire, start, withdraw, escape, go, flee, disappear, propel, migrate, walk, jump, carry, ship, transport, blow, proceed, transfer
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Historical Examples of go away
Reuben Smith's blowing his go-away horn, and I want to see—Oh, yes!The Brass Bound Box
A pair of “go-away” birds, uttering their cat-like call, darted from tree to tree, keeping ever a short distance before her.John Ames, Native Commissioner
I don't allude so much to the sparrows and such stay-at-homes as to my migratory, or go-away birds.
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]