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Overview of noun get_away

The noun getaway has 2 senses

  • pickup, getaway -- (the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup")

  • 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")

Overview of verb get_away

The verb get away has 3 senses

  • escape, get away, break loose -- (run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison")

  • 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")

  • 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")