1. From a particular thing
a. At or to a distance in space or time:
b. At or by a considerable interval: away back in the 17th century; away off on the horizon.
a. In a different direction; aside:
b. On the way:
4. In or into storage or safekeeping:
5. Out of existence or notice:
6. So as to remove, separate, or eliminate: chipped the paint awa
7. From one's possession: .
8. Continuously; steadily:
9. Freely; at will: