play away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive] 

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/ˌpleɪ əˈweɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyplay away
he/she/itplays away
present participleplaying away
past tenseplayed away
past participleplayed away
  1. 1
    when a sports team plays away, it plays at an opponent’s ground

    My club was home on Saturday and we were to play away on Sunday.

  2. 2
    British informal if someone who is in a long-term relationship plays away, they have a sexual relationship with someone else