Synonyms & Antonyms of away

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 not close in time or space
  • the store is far away from here
  • Passover is still three months away

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2 not at a certain place
  • he's away right now, but he should be back at the office next week

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Synonyms of away (Entry 2 of 2)

from this or that place
  • don't walk away while I'm still talking to you

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The first known use of away was before the 12th century

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“Away.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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