Definition of be away in English:

be away


  • Leave or set out at once.

    ‘I'm away to my work’
    • ‘Anyway, once they were away at last, we began making the space beautiful.’
    • ‘Up early tomorrow so that's me away for the night.’
    • ‘I'd better be away - packing is so tiring, particularly as I'm not allowed to do it my way.’