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Related to aways: at least, by way of, called off
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absent

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off

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at a distance

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not present

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not present

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used of an opponent's ground

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(of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter

from a particular thing or place or position ('forth' is obsolete)

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from one's possession

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out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)

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at a distance in space or time

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in a different direction

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in reserve

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References in classic literature ?
In the morning came the fox again and met him as he was beginning his journey, and said, 'Go straight forward, till you come to a castle, before which lie a whole troop of soldiers fast asleep and snoring: take no notice of them, but go into the castle and pass on and on till you come to a room, where the golden bird sits in a wooden cage; close by it stands a beautiful golden cage; but do not try to take the bird out of the shabby cage and put it into the handsome one, otherwise you will repent it.' Then the fox stretched out his tail again, and the young man sat himself down, and away they went over stock and stone till their hair whistled in the wind.
Then he scraped away the dirt, and exposed a pine shingle.
The Chatterer, who had been away all day and who was only then returning, heard the noise and rushed for the spot.
Well, me and Tom Sawyer had the spring fever, and had it bad, too; but it warn't any use to think about Tom trying to get away, because, as he said, his Aunt Polly wouldn't let him quit school and go traipsing off somers wasting time; so we was pretty blue.
The little girl was quite an experienced traveller, for she had once been carried by a cyclone as far away from home as the marvelous Land of Oz, and she had met with a good many adventures in that strange country before she managed to get back to Kansas again.
'I do not care where it is, but I want you to take me away.'
'Ran away, from the plantation of James Surgette, the following negroes: Randal, has one ear cropped; Bob, has lost one eye; Kentucky Tom, has one jaw broken.'
So then the Doctor's sister came to him and said, "John, you must send that creature away. Now the farmers and the old ladies are afraid to send their animals to you--just as we were beginning to be well off again.
Returning home one evening, I met her at the lodge-gate hurrying away. Our loves had been discovered, and my mother had shuddered to think that so pagan a thing had lived so long in a Christian house.
Thus a year passed away, and the Princess had a son, whom she called Benjamin.
My imagination was running away with me into a morass of unsubstantial fears.
"They probably think I am offering them the grain to bribe them to remain here, while I myself go away leaving them to the mercy of the French," thought Princess Mary.
Before he was t'other side of the river I was out of the hole; him and his raft was just a speck on the water away off yonder.
He looked anxiously away towards the town and began to mumble.
Wolf Larsen barked a short laugh in my ear and strode away to the weather side of the poop.