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English verb: go away

1. go away (motion) move away from a place into another direction


SamplesGo away before I start to cry.
The train departs at noon.


Synonymsdepart, go


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)exit, get out, go out, leave


Narrower (hyponym)blow, shove along, shove off


Antonymscome, come up

2. go away (motion) go away from a place


SamplesAt what time does your train leave?.
She didn't leave until midnight.
The ship leaves at midnight.


ExamplesSam and Sue go away


Synonymsgo forth, leave


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)abandon, beetle off, bolt, bolt out, break away, bugger off, bunk, buzz off, come away, decamp, depart, depart, desert, empty, escape, fly the coop, fuck off, get, get out, go out, go out, head for the hills, hightail, hightail it, lam, linger, part, pop off, pull out, quit, ride away, ride off, run, run away, run off, run out, rush away, rush off, scarper, scat, scram, set forth, set off, set out, skip, slip away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out, start, start out, steal away, take leave, take off, take to the woods, tarry, turn tail, vacate, vamoose, walk away, walk off, walk out


Verb groupdepart, exit, get out, go out, leave, leave, pull up stakes


Antonymsarrive, come, get

3. go away (perception) become invisible or unnoticeable


SamplesThe effect vanished when day broke.


ExamplesThe moon will soon go away


Synonymsdisappear, vanish


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Narrower (hyponym)bob under, clear, dematerialise, dematerialize

4. go away (change) get lost, as without warning or explanation


SamplesHe disappeared without a trace.


ExamplesThese cars won't go away


Synonymsdisappear, vanish


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)absent, blow over, desorb, die, die off, die out, evanesce, fade, fade, fall, fall away, fall off, fleet, go, pass, pass off, remove, skip town, take a powder, wither


Antonymsappear









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