go away

go away

go away verb

  1. (intr, adverb) to leave, as when starting from home on holiday

Related Words for go away fly, quit, move, retire, start, withdraw, escape, go, flee, disappear, propel, migrate, walk, jump, carry, ship, transport, blow, proceed, transfer Examples from the Web for go away Historical Examples of go away

  • Reuben Smith’s blowing his go-away horn, and I want to see—Oh, yes!

    The Brass Bound Box

    Evelyn Raymond

  • A pair of “go-away” birds, uttering their cat-like call, darted from tree to tree, keeping ever a short distance before her.

    John Ames, Native Commissioner

    Bertram Mitford

  • I don’t allude so much to the sparrows and such stay-at-homes as to my migratory, or go-away birds.

    St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 8, May 1886, No. 7.


  • Idioms and Phrases with go away go away

    Depart, leave a place, travel somewhere. For example, They went away this morning, or Are you going away this winter? This expression also can be used as an imperative ordering someone to leave: Go away! It can also be used figuratively to mean “disappear,” as in This fever just doesn’t go away. [c. 1200]

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