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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


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