get away

Definitions of get away
  1. verb
    run away from confinement
    synonyms: break loose, escape
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    break, break away, break out
    move away or escape suddenly
    escape from, shake, shake off, throw off
    get rid of
    bilk, elude, evade
    escape, either physically or mentally
    slip
    move smoothly and easily
    run away
    escape from the control of
    escape
    remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
    type of:
    flee, fly, take flight
    run away quickly
  2. verb
    remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
    “The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer”
    synonyms: escape
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    type of:
    break loose, escape
    run away from confinement
  3. verb
    escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
    “She gets away with murder!”
    synonyms: escape, get by, get off, get out
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    types:
    evade
    use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
    type of:
    avoid
    stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
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