come away from

Definition of come away from

  1. :  to move away from (an area, place, etc.) The guard told him to come away from the door. —often used figuratively Most readers come away from the book feeling reassured. It was a difficult experience, but she came away from it a stronger and more confident person.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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