part of speech: adverb

definition 1: in or to another direction.

  • He walked away.

definition 2: out of being or existence.

  • The clouds are fading away.

definition 3: from a person’s keeping or possession.

  • She gave away my secret.
  • Latoya wants to give away all her toys.

definition 4: without stopping.

  • He worked away into the night.


part of speech: adjective

definition 1: in another place; not present.

  • She is away this week, but she’ll be back on Monday.

definition 2: distant in time or location.

  • The race is two weeks away.
  • He was ten miles away when he called.

phrase: do away with