come away

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

come away (third-person singular simple present comes away, present participle coming away, simple past came away, past participle come away)

  1. (intransitive, of two objects) To become separated from something.
    The cakes have started to come away from the pan.
  2. (intransitive) To distance oneself (from).
    He goes to the park to come away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  3. To leave a place or cease an activity with a particular mood, knowledge, or provision supplied.
    • 2002, Linda L. Edwards, J. Stanley Edwards, Introduction to Paralegal Studies and the Law: A Practical Approach, preface:
      Students who read this text should come away with a clear idea of many of the tasks they will be expected to perform as paralegals.