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Synonyms of get away

Noun


1. pickup, getaway, acceleration

usage: the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"

2. getaway, lam, escape, flight

usage: a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"

Verb


1. escape, get away, break loose, flee, fly, take flight

usage: run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

2. get off, get away, get by, get out, escape, avoid

usage: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"

3. escape, get away, escape, get away, break loose

usage: 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"

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