Definition - away

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away
  1. from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
  2. in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"
  3. out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away"
  4. 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. 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"
  6. in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's face"; "glanced away"
  7. 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"
  8. at a distance in

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