Definition of Going away
1. Noun. The act of departing.
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Specialized synonyms: Breaking Away, Farewell, Leave, Leave-taking, Parting, French Leave, Disappearance, Disappearing, Withdrawal, Sailing, Boarding, Embarkation, Embarkment, Exit, Despatch, Dispatch, Shipment, Takeoff
Derivative terms: Depart, Depart, Depart, Go
Lexicographical Neighbors of Going Away
Literary usage of Going away
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Grammar of the French Language, with Practical Exercises by Nicholas Wanostrocht (1817)
"Js ffj'en vais I go or am going away. Tu /'en vas, thou goest or art going away. // /en va, he goes or is going away. Nous ntus en aliens, ..."
2. Grammar of the French Language by Nicolas Wanostrocht (1824)
"Nous ne nous en allons pas, we are not going away. II ne s'en •ca /wzs, he is not going away. Foils ne vous en allez pas,&,c. you are not going away,Sic. ..."
3. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"... London and of his company was such, that I shrunk almost from the thought of going away even to travel, which is generally so much desired by young men. ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"going away. The next morning Zaidee assisted at the packing of a groat many trunks and cases laden willi the aforesaid presents, and with the personal ..."