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

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")

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