go away

/goʊ əˌweɪ/

/gəʊ əˈweɪ/

Other forms: went away; going away; gone away; goes away

Definitions of go away
  1. verb
    move away from a place into another direction
    synonyms: depart, go
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    come, come up
    move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    blow, shove along, shove off
    leave; informal or rude
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    exit, get out, go out, leave
    move out of or depart from
  2. verb
    go away from a place
    synonyms: go forth, leave
    exit, get out, go out, leave
    move out of or depart from
    depart, leave, pull up stakes
    remove oneself from an association with or participation in
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    arrive, come, get
    reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
    reach and board
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    go out
    leave the house to go somewhere
    leave behind
    depart, quit, take leave
    go away or leave
    pop off
    leave quickly
    walk away, walk off
    go away from
    leave as fast as possible
    walk out
    leave abruptly, often in protest or anger
    come away
    leave in a certain condition
    decamp, skip, vamoose
    leave suddenly
    buzz off, get, scram
    leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
    beetle off, bolt, bolt out, run off, run out
    leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
    ride away, ride off
    ride away on a horse, for example
    go out
    take the field
    linger, tarry
    leave slowly and hesitantly
    depart, part, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out, take off
    get out, pull out
    move out or away
    rush away, rush off
    depart in a hurry
    break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail
    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    slip away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out, steal away
    leave furtively and stealthily
    abandon, empty, vacate
    leave behind empty; move out of
    walk out of
    leave, usually as an expression of disapproval
    depart after obtaining formal permission
    beat a retreat
    depart hastily
    lift off, take off
    depart from the ground
    roar off
    blaze, blaze out
    move rapidly and as if blazing
    sally forth, sally out
    set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner
    plump out
    depart suddenly
    flee, fly, take flight
    run away quickly
    run away, as if in a panic
    break camp, decamp
    leave a camp
    go on a date with
  3. verb
    get lost, as without warning or explanation
    synonyms: disappear, vanish
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    come into sight or view
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    fall away, fall off
    diminish in size or intensity
    go as if by falling
    disappear or come to an end
    be abolished or discarded
    absent, remove
    go away or leave
    blow over, evanesce, fade, fleet, pass, pass off
    disappear gradually
    fade, wither
    lose freshness, vigor, or vitality
    skip town, take a powder
    disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)
    die off, die out
    become extinct
    go away from the surface to which (a substance) is adsorbed
  4. verb
    become invisible or unnoticeable
    synonyms: disappear, vanish
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    dematerialise, dematerialize
    become immaterial; disappear
    clear, dissipate
    go away or disappear
    bob under
    disappear suddenly, as if under the surface of a body of water
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    cease, end, finish, stop, terminate
    have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

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