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"
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"