how to pronounce away


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away is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of away in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it can kind of run away so that may be …”

meanings of away


  1. On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
  2. From a place, hence.
  3. Aside, so as to discard something.
  4. Aside; off; in another direction.
  5. At a stated distance in time or space.
  6. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  7. Without restraint.
  8. Come away; go away; take away.
  9. In or to a secure or out-of-the-way place.
  10. So as to remove or use up something.
  11. In or to something's usual or proper storage place.


  1. Misspelling of aweigh.
  2. At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
  3. Not on one's home territory.
  4. Out.
  5. Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.


  1. Come on!; go on!.


  1. To depart; to go to another place.

away frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word away occurs in english on average 543 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics away can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that away can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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