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  Definition of Get away
  1. escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn''t get out from under these responsibilities"
  2. run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
  3. 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"
Similar Words: get off, get by, get out, escape, break loose

 

Hyponyms: evade, break, break out, break away, shake, shake off, throw off, escape from, elude, bilk, slip, run away, escape

 

Derivational Morphology: evasion, escape, dodging, getaway, lam, flight, escapee, escapist, dreamer, wishful thinker

 

Anagrams: getaway, gateway

 

 
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