Away in a sentence

The word "away" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of away and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Away

  • From a place; hence.
  • Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
  • Aside; off; in another direction.
  • From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  • By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
  • On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.
  • from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
  • from one's possession
  • in reserve; not for immediate use
  • out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
  • out of existence
  • indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
  • in a different direction
  • in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping)
  • at a distance in space or time
  • so as to be removed or gotten rid of
  • freely or at will
  • used of an opponent's ground

How to use away in a sentence. Away pronunciation.

And tell him who is beyond and away in Egypt that old Soolsby's busy making a chair for him to sit in when the scarlet cloth is spread, and the East and West come to salaam before him.
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Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.
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They were 'kourbashing' his feet; I landed on them as the soles came away.
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Everything goes to him who hath, and from him who hath not is taken away even that which he hath.
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Then he turned and walked away.
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He nodded his head, and was about to close the doors and turn away, when his quick ear detected footsteps again in the garden.
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Then he had placed her in her carriage, and she was driven swiftly away, saying to herself half hysterically: "I am safe, I am safe.
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He made a gesture so cruelly, so darkly, suggestive that Nahoum turned his head away.
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If it be Thy will, let my soul be cast away; but for the soul of him whose body I slew, and for his land, let my life be the long sacrifice.
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Into it he had poured his soul in the old days-days, centuries away, it seemed now.
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When, in the night, I heard Uncle Benn calling, when in the Meeting-house voices said, 'Come away, come away, and labour, thou art idle,' I could hear my heart beat in the ardour to be off.
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My only thought was to get away from the terrible Thing.
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She turned her head away from him, then composed herself again, and said quietly, with anxious eyes: "Why was nothing said or done?
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Saadat, I would labour, but my master has taken away from me the anvil, the fire, and the hammer, and I sit without the door like an armless beggar.
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He paused; no covert look was in his eyes, no sign of knowledge, nothing but meditation and sorrowful frankness-"since Foorgat passed away in peace, praise be to God!
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A short distance away, near the outer gate, glowed a star of red light, and the fragrance of a strong cigar came over. "Say, looking for me?" said a voice, and a figure moved towards David.
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Would he emerge safe and successful, or be carried away by some strong undercurrent, be battered on unseen rocks?
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Will it not break away in fear?
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The fanatical eyes turned away.
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An instant's hesitation, and Harrik motioned the slaves away.
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Examples of Away

Example #1
And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
Example #2
And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
Example #3
He's a Jim-dandy-works all day and half the night, and if the tax-gatherer isn't at the door, wakes up laughing.
Example #4
Here the people are all right and the Government all wrong.
Example #5
His face became grave, he turned the cigar round in his mouth.