move away from (something)

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move away from (something)

1. Literally, to move to be less close to something, often out of caution. Everyone, please move away from the exit so others can come out safely.
2. To shift one's ideas, beliefs, or ideologies, especially if they were particularly rigid or inflexible. After I had kids and started having to pay all sorts of bills, I eventually moved away from the more careless attitudes of my youth.
See also: away, move
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1 over Batanes as Typhoon Liwayway (international name Lingling) started to move away from the country.
The Brazilian is pushing for a move away from the French capital and was left out of Thomas Tuchel's squad for their first league game of the season.
KPMG will stop auditing around a quarter of the UK's building societies in a move away from the financial sector that has caused it a series of problems.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): United States appreciates India efforts to move away from purchasing Iranian and Venezuelan oil imports and will do everything to ensure that it has adequate crude supplies, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Wednesday.
With the Frenchman linked with a move away from Old Trafford, United bosses would be keen to find his replacement quickly should they sell him for a reported fee of APS150million.
It should be the halfway house as people move away from cigarettes on their path to abstinence.
Indeed, the winger is desperate to secure more playing time, and as a result a permanent move away from the Spanish side is likely this summer.
Pogba was heavily linked with a move away from United during the final few months of Mourinho's reign and Neville believes his agent Mino Raiola will try and manufacture a move away for his client in the future.
YANNICK BOLASIE could face deadline-day disappointment in his search for a move away from Everton.
'If you have a few seconds, you can get under a sturdy table, you can get away from that bookcase, you can move away from hazardous materials, you can move away from the places you are likely to be injured,' says a developer.
Palestinian education must move away from the imposed humanitarian agenda.
This year's theme is 'Move Away from Muesli',' which is raising awareness around the dangers of selective feeding, encouraging owners to use a high-quality, hay based diet.
EVERTON youngster David Henen has left the door open to a possible move away from the club in January.
He emphasized the significance of moving away from a focus on innovation to one of sustainability, a move away from managing for scarcity to one of managing for abundance and a move away from thinking linearly to thinking exponentially.
Japan is a developed country yet it has started to move away from nuclear power,' Arances said.