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move away

To relocate to another residence far away from where one currently lives. Michael was one of my very best friends until he moved away when we were in fifth grade. I was the only one of my siblings to move away after finishing high school.
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move someone or something away (from someone or something)

to cause someone or something to withdraw from someone or something. Move Billy away from Tommy so they will stop fighting. Move the cake away from Billy.
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move away

 (from someone or something)
1. to withdraw from someone or something. Please don't move away from me. I like you close by. I have to move away from the smoking section. There was too much smoke there, so I moved away.
2. to move, with one's entire household, to another residence. Timmy was upset because his best friend had moved away. They moved away just as we were getting to know them.
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References in classic literature ?
"Thank you," said the Wolf, moving away, "but you must excuse me; I have just had a saddle of shepherd."
"It is impossible," they said, moving away; "our king has no skeleton; he was stuffed."
gritted Ahab between his set teeth, and violently moving away, as if to avoid some passionate temptation.
"Mary," she said, moving away from the embroidery frame and lying back, "give me your hand." She took her sister-in-law's hand and held it below her waist.
"You would be wronging Hetty more than me not to believe it," said Arthur, almost violently, starting up from the ottoman and moving away. But he threw himself into a chair again directly, saying, more feebly, "You seem to forget that, in suspecting me, you are casting imputations upon her."
Global Banking News-May 14, 2019--Trend shows that Asian banks are moving away from coal
The storm is likely to move northwestwards and thereafter recurve north-northeastwards towards the Odisha Coast, India while moving away from the island.
Darkness and Light Alex was lost in thought As he walked along the beach Thinking of what might have been If things had turned out differently A lost love, a broken heart Lost in his memories Looking out to sea Unaware of the incoming tide Oblivious to the world around him So deep the loss It was all consuming Driving him to despair The tide lapses against his feet Snapping him back to reality Moving away from the water's edge Awakened to life around him Leaving the beach Alex realises he has to move on Climb out of this pit of despair Move away from the darkness that surrounds him It was not going to be easy In the days ahead the Light had to outshine the Darkness Despair had be pushed back into oblivion Replaced by Hope of a bright future.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 30, 2018--Banks moving away from US-Mexico border
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-August 30, 2018--Banks moving away from US-Mexico border
A SALFORD councillor has resigned his seat after moving away from the city.
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.
Download Juncker: Turkey Moves Away from Europe with "Giant Steps" NNA - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Turkey is fully responsible for the poor state of its accession talks with the EU, and with its actions the country is moving away of the European Union very quickly.
The weather bureau forecasts better weather in the whole country starting today with Tropical Storm 'Jolina' (international name: 'Pakhar') moving away from the Philippine landmass and area of responsibility (PAR) yesterday.
Moving away from unproductive subsistence farming to sustainable commercial farming.