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Definition of Away


  1. From a place; hence.
  2. Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
  3. Aside; off; in another direction.
  4. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  5. By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
  6. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.

Away Quotations

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
Dalai Lama

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
Ronald Reagan

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
George Washington

A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
Khalil Gibran

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau
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Away Translations

away in Afrikaans is ver
away in Danish is bort
away in Dutch is verwijderd, heen, vandoor, over
away in Finnish is pois
away in French is loin, acheminement
away in German is entfernt/weg, fort, entfernt, weg, weg
away in Italian is perso, lontano, strada
away in Latin is absentis, absens
away in Portuguese is afastado, longe
away in Spanish is lejos, camino
away in Swedish is borta, bort

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