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away

 
Adjective away has 4 senses
  1. away - distant in either space or time; "the town is a mile away"; "a country far away"; "the game is a week away"
    Antonym:
    close (indirect, via distant)
  2. away, gone, departed - not present; having left; "he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"; "everyone is gone now"; "the departed guests"
    Antonym: present (indirect, via absent)
  3. away - used of an opponent's ground; "an away game"
    Antonym:
    home
  4. away, outside - (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
    Antonym: accurate (indirect, via inaccurate)
Adverbial away has 11 senses
  1. away, off, forth - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; "go forth and preach"
  2. away, out - from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
  3. aside, away - out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away"
  4. away - out of existence; "the music faded away"; "tried to explain away the affair of the letter"- H.E.Scudder; "idled the hours away"; "her fingernails were worn away"
  5. off, away - at a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"
  6. away - indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily; "he worked away at the project for more than a year"; "the child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it"
  7. away - so as to be removed or gotten rid of; "cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"
  8. away - freely or at will; "fire away!"
  9. away - in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping); "put the toys away"; "her jewels are locked away in a safe"; "filed the letter away"
  10. away, aside - in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"
  11. aside, by, away - in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nestegg tucked away for a rainy day"
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