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Away vs. Far

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  • Away (adverb)

    From a place, hence.

    "He went away on vacation."

  • Away (adverb)

    Aside; off; in another direction.

  • Away (adverb)

    From a state or condition of being; out of existence.

  • Away (adverb)

    Come away; go away; take away.

  • Away (adverb)

    On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.

    "sing away"

  • Away (adverb)

    Without restraint.

    "You've got questions? Ask away!"

  • Away (adverb)

    Being so engaged for the entire time.

    "That's where tourists go to hear great Cuban bands and dance the night away."

  • Away (adverb)

    At a distance in time or space.

    "Christmas is only two weeks away."

  • Away (interjection)

    come on!; go on!

  • Away (adjective)

    Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.

    "The master is away from home."

    "Would you pick up my mail while I'm away."

  • Away (adjective)

    At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.

    "He's miles away by now."

    "Spring is still a month away."

  • Away (adjective)

    Not on one's home territory.

    "Next, they are playing away in Dallas."

  • Away (adjective)

    Out.

    "Two men away in the bottom of the ninth."

  • Far (adjective)

    Distant; remote in space.

    "He went to a far land."

  • Far (adjective)

    Remote in time.

  • Far (adjective)

    Long. en

  • Far (adjective)

    More remote or longer of two.

    "He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end."

  • Far (adjective)

    Extreme, as measured from some central position.

    "We are on the far right on this issue."

  • Far (adjective)

    Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.

  • Far (adjective)

    Outside the currently selected segment in a segmented memory architecture.

    "far heap; far memory; far pointer"

  • Far (adverb)

    Distant in space, time or degree.

    "My house is quite far from the beach."

    "The plan is good, but it is far from being flawless."

  • Far (adverb)

    To or from a great distance, time, or degree.

    "You have all come far and you will go farther."

  • Far (adverb)

    Very much.

    "He was far richer than we'd thought."

  • Far (noun)

    Spelt (a type of wheat, Triticum spelta), especially in the context of Roman use of it.

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  • Away (adverb)

    From a place; hence.

  • Away (adverb)

    Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.

  • Away (adverb)

    Aside; off; in another direction.

  • Away (adverb)

    From a state or condition of being; out of existence.

  • Away (adverb)

    By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.

  • Away (adverb)

    On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.

  • Far (noun)

    A young pig, or a litter of pigs.

  • Far (adjective)

    Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.

  • Far (adjective)

    Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.

  • Far (adjective)

    Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.

  • Far (adjective)

    Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.

  • Far (adjective)

    The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.

  • Far (adverb)

    To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.

  • Far (adverb)

    To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.

  • Far (adverb)

    In great part; as, the day is far spent.

  • Far (adverb)

    In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Away (adjective)

    distant in either space or time;

    "the town is a mile away"

    "a country far away"

    "the game is a week away"

  • Away (adjective)

    not present; having left;

    "he's away right now"

    "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"

    "everyone is gone now"

    "the departed guests"

  • Away (adjective)

    used of an opponent's ground;

    "an away game"

  • Away (adjective)

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

    "the pitch was away (or wide)"

    "an outside pitch"

  • Away (adverb)

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

    "ran away from the lion"

    "wanted to get away from there"

    "sent the children away to boarding school"

    "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"

    "went off to school"

    "they drove off"

    "go forth and preach"

  • Away (adverb)

    from one's possession;

    "he gave out money to the poor"

    "gave away the tickets"

  • Away (adverb)

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

    "brush the objections aside"

    "pushed all doubts away"

  • Away (adverb)

    out of existence;

    "the music faded away"

    "tried to explain away the affair of the letter"

    "idled the hours away"

    "her fingernails were worn away"

  • Away (adverb)

    at a distance in space or time;

    "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"

    "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"

    "away back in the 18th century"

  • Away (adverb)

    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"

  • Away (adverb)

    so as to be removed or gotten rid of;

    "cleared the mess away"

    "the rotted wood had to be cut away"

  • Away (adverb)

    freely or at will;

    "fire away!"

  • Away (adverb)

    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"

  • Away (adverb)

    in a different direction;

    "turn aside"

    "turn away one's face"

    "glanced away"

  • Away (adverb)

    in reserve; not for immediate use;

    "started setting aside money to buy a car"

    "put something by for her old age"

    "has a nestegg tucked away for a rainy day"

  • Far (noun)

    a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to reinstitute Hutu control;

    "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"

  • Far (adjective)

    at a great distance in time or space or degree;

    "we come from a far country"

    "far corners of the earth"

    "the far future"

    "a far journey"

    "the far side of the road"

    "far from the truth"

    "far in the future"

  • Far (adjective)

    being of a considerable distance or length;

    "a far trek"

  • Far (adjective)

    being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle;

    "the horse on the right is the far horse"

    "the right side is the far side of the horse"

  • Far (adjective)

    beyond a norm in opinion or actions;

    "the far right"

  • Far (adverb)

    to a considerable degree; very much;

    "a far far better thing that I do"

    "felt far worse than yesterday"

    "eyes far too close together"

  • Far (adverb)

    at or to or from a great distance in space;

    "he traveled far"

    "strayed far from home"

    "sat far away from each other"

  • Far (adverb)

    at or to a certain point or degree;

    "I can only go so far before I have to give up"

    "how far can we get with this kind of argument?"

  • Far (adverb)

    remote in time;

    "if we could see far into the future"

    "all that happened far in the past"

  • Far (adverb)

    to an advanced stage or point;

    "a young man who will go very far"

Princeton's WordNet

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