stay away from - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystay away from
he/she/itstays away from
present participlestaying away from
past tensestayed away from
past participlestayed away from
  1. stay away from something to avoid mentioning something or avoid becoming involved in something

    We stayed away from the subject of politics.

See also main entry: stay