Definitions For Away


  • (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
  • Not present; having left


  • Used of an opponent's ground


  • From a particular thing or place or position (forth' is obsolete)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


  • From this or that place : in or to another place or direction
  • Toward another direction
  • In a safe or secure place

Is Away a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Away is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Away in a Sentence

  • She hopes to get away early.
  • The family next door moved away.
  • We rowed away from the shore.
  • They are away for the weekend.
  • “Where is he?” “He's away at the moment, but he'll be back soon.”
  • When I am away from home

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Antonyms for Away

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