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  • away — late O.E. aweg, earlier on weg on from this (that) place; see WAY (Cf. way). Colloquial use for without delay (fire away, also right away) is from earlier sense of onward in time (16c.). Intensive use (e.g. away back) is Amer.Eng., first attested …   Etymology dictionary

  • back — back1 W1S1 [bæk] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(return to place)¦ 2¦(as before)¦ 3¦(previous place)¦ 4¦(backwards)¦ 5¦(reply/reaction)¦ 6¦(return something to somebody)¦ 7¦(in the past)¦ 8¦(again)¦ 9 sit/lie/lean back 10¦(away)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • back */*/*/ — I UK [bæk] / US adverb 1) a) in the direction that is behind you Don t look back, but there s a man following us. He asked us to move back a few yards. b) in a position where your back is leaning backwards lean/sit/lie back: She leant back in her …   English dictionary

  • back — I [[t]bæ̱k[/t]] ADVERB USES ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, back is also used in phrasal verbs such as date back and fall back on .) 1) ADV: ADV after v, oft ADV prep If you move back, you move in the opposite direction to the one in… …   English dictionary

  • back — Synonyms and related words: a priori, a rebours, a reculons, abandon, abet, accented, acknowledgments, advance, advocate, affirm, afford support, aft, after, aftermost, afterpart, afterpiece, again, against the grain, ago, aid, alpenstock,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • back — 1. noun 1) she s broken her back Syn: spine, backbone, spinal column, vertebral column 2) the back of the house Syn: rear, rear side, other side; Nautical stern Ant: front …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • away — /euh way /, adv. 1. from this or that place; off: to go away. 2. aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn your eyes away; to turn away customers 3. far; apart: away back; away from the subject. 4. out of one s possession or use: to… …   Universalium

  • away — a•way [[t]əˈweɪ[/t]] adv. 1) from this or that place; off: to go away[/ex] 2) aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn one s eyes away; to turn away customers[/ex] 3) far; apart: away back; away from the subject[/ex] 4) out of one s …   From formal English to slang

  • away — I. adverb Date: before 12th century 1. on the way ; along < get away early > 2. from this or that place < go away > 3. a. in a secure place or manner < locked away > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • back up — Synonyms and related words: act for, advance, affirm, afford support, answer for, appear for, ascend, attest, authenticate, back, back away, back off, backpedal, backtrack, backtrail, backwater, bear, bear out, bear up, bolster, bolster up, brace …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Back on the Street — Infobox Album Name = Back on the Street Type = Album Artist = Robert John Released = 1980 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = Label = EMI America Records Producer = George Tobin Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2|5… …   Wikipedia