It is much used in phrases signifying moving or going from; as, go away, run away, etc.; all signifying departure, or separation to a distance. Sometimes without the verb; as, whither away so fast ? Love hath wings, and will away. . It serves to modify the sense of certain verbs by adding that of removal, loss, parting with, etc.; as, to throw away; to trifle away; to squander away, etc. Sometimes it has merely an intensive force; as, to blaze away. Away with, bear, abide. The calling of assemblies, i can not away with. ((isa. I. 13)), i. E, I can not bear or endure [it] away with one, signifies, take him away. Away with, crucify him. . To make away with. To kill or destroy. To carry off.
Origin: as. Aweg, anweg, onweg; on on _ weg way.