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Definition 1: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state - [verb of contact]

Samples where bear away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands
  • The car carried us off to the meeting
  • I'll take you away on a holiday
  • I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry

Synonyms for bear away in the sense of this definition

(bear away is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of bear away ) carry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously

(... is a kind of bear away ) carry off mysteriously; as if by magic

(... is a kind of bear away ) take away quickly and suddenly

(bear away implies ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

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