Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun get_away

2 senses of getaway

Sense 1
pickup, getaway -- (the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup")
       => acceleration -- (an increase in rate of change; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change")

Sense 2
getaway, lam -- (a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam")
       => escape, flight -- (the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb get_away

3 senses of get away

Sense 1
escape, get away, break loose -- (run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison")
       => flee, fly, take flight -- (run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled")

Sense 2
get off, get away, get by, get out, escape -- (escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities")
       => avoid -- (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her")

Sense 3
escape, get away -- (remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer")
       => escape, get away, break loose -- (run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison")

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