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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahr-uh-wey]
    • /ˈfɑr əˈweɪ/
    • /ˌfɑː.rəˈweɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-uh-wey]
    • /ˈfɑr əˈweɪ/

Definitions of faraway word

  • adjective faraway distant; remote: faraway lands. 1
  • adjective faraway dreamy, preoccupied: a faraway look. 1
  • noun faraway Distant in space or time. 1
  • adjective faraway place: distant 1
  • adjective faraway sound: from a distance 1
  • adjective faraway A faraway place is a long distance from you or from a particular place. 0

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Origin of faraway

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20; far + away

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Parts of speech for Faraway


faraway popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for faraway

adj faraway

  • distant — far off or apart in space; not near at hand; remote or removed (often followed by from): a distant place; a town three miles distant from here.
  • far-flung — extending over a great distance.
  • far-off — distant; remote.
  • outlying — lying at a distance from the center or the main body; remote; out-of-the-way: outlying military posts.
  • absent — If someone or something is absent from a place or situation where they should be or where they usually are, they are not there.

adjective faraway

  • bemused — If you are bemused, you are puzzled or confused.
  • daydreaming — indulgence in daydreams
  • engrossed — Having all one's attention or interest absorbed by someone or something.
  • rapt — deeply engrossed or absorbed: a rapt listener.
  • absorbed — If you are absorbed in something or someone, you are very interested in them and they take up all your attention and energy.

adverb faraway

  • yonder — being in that place or over there; being that or those over there: That road yonder is the one to take.
  • yon — Yonder; that.

Antonyms for faraway

adj faraway

  • close — When you close something such as a door or lid or when it closes, it moves so that a hole, gap, or opening is covered.
  • near — close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won't have to shout.

adjective faraway

  • nearby — close at hand; not far off; adjacent; neighboring: a nearby village.
  • alert — If you are alert, you are paying full attention to things around you and are able to deal with anything that might happen.

adverb faraway

  • at close quarters — If you do something at close quarters, you do it very near to a particular person or thing.
  • close at hand — lying in the near future or vicinity; nearby or imminent.

noun faraway

  • ballpark — A ballpark is a park or stadium where baseball is played.
  • vicinity — the area or region near or about a place; surrounding district; neighborhood: There are no stores in the vicinity of our house.
  • vicinage — the region near or about a place; vicinity.

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