Fleeing vs Away - What's the difference?

fleeing | away |


As a verb fleeing

is .

As a noun fleeing

is the act of one who flees.

As an adverb away is

from a place,.

As an interjection away is

(northern england) come on!; go on!.

As an adjective away is

not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation or away can be .

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fleeing

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who flees.
  • * 1865 , The Dublin Review (page 58)
  • Until the year 211, "Adamantius" taught, studied, prayed, and fasted amidst disturbance, martyrdoms, and fleeings from house to house

    Anagrams

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    away

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) .

    Adverb

    (further)
  • From a place, .
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The departure was not unduly prolonged.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-14, volume=411, issue=8891, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= It's a gas , passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.}}
  • Aside; off; in another direction.
  • From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
  • Come away; go away; take away.
  • * 1933 +, Fran Striker, The Lone Ranger , WXYZ-AM
  • Hi-yo Silver, away !
  • On; in continuance; without intermission or delay.
  • Without restraint.
  • Being so engaged for the entire time.
  • At a distance in time or space.
  • * 1948 , , North from Mexico / The Spanish-Speaking People of The United States , J. B. Lippincott Company, page 25,
  • While De Anza was exploring the Bay of San Francisco, seeking a site for the presidio, the American colonists on the eastern seaboard, three thousand miles away , were celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away .}}
    Synonyms
    * (away from a place) at bay, off

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (Northern England) come on!; go on!
  • Adjective

    (further)
  • Not here, gone, absent, unavailable, traveling; on vacation.
  • The master is away from home.
    Would you pick up my mail while I'm away .
  • (following the noun modified) At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
  • He's miles away by now.
    Spring is still a month away .
  • (chiefly, sports) Not on one's home territory.
  • Next, they are playing away in Dallas.
  • (baseball, following the noun modified) Out.
  • Two men away in the bottom of the ninth.

    Derived terms

    * an apple a day keeps the doctor away * away game * awayness * away side * away swing * away team * away with the fairies * awayday * back away * bang away * bat away * beaver away * blow away * break away * breakaway * carried away * carry away * cart away * cast away * chuck away * clear away * die away * do away with * draw away * eat away * explain away * fade away * fall away * far and away * far away * faraway * fend away * file away * fire away * fool away * footle away * fritter away * get away * get away with * get away with murder * get carried away * get one's end away * get-away * getaway * give away * give away the store * give-away shop * give one's daughter away * glance away * go away * go-away bird * hammer away * home away from home * keep away * keep away from * keep-away * lay away * make away * make away with * out and away * pack away * pass away * peg away at * piss away * plug away * plug away at * pull away * put away * ridden hard and put away wet * right away * run away * run away with * run-away * runaway * salt away * send away * send away for * shy away from * slink away * slip away * sneak away * sock away * spirit away * square away * squirrel away * steal away * stow away * straight away * strip away * tail away * take away * take away from * take it away * take-away * take one's breath away * tear away * throw away * throw away the key * throw money away * throw-away * tuck away * turn away * walk away from * walk away with * want-away * wash away * waste away * wear away * whale away * when the cat's away * when the cat's away the mice will play * while away * wipe away * wither away

    Etymology 2