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Meaning of GET AWAY

Pronunciation:  get u'wey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  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. [v]  run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
  3. [v]  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"
 Synonyms: break loose, escape, escape, escape, get by, get off, get out
 See Also: avoid, bilk, break, break away, break loose, break out, elude, escape from, evade, evade, flee, fly, get away, get away, run away, shake, shake off, slip, take flight, throw off



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bail out, be getting along, beg, blow, break away, break jail, break loose, buzz off, circumvent, come away, cut loose, depart, ditch, double, elude, escape, escape prison, evade, exit, flee, fly the coop, gang along, get along, get around, get away from, get clear of, get free, get off, get on, get out, get out of, get under way, go, go along, go away, go off, go on, jump, leave, make a getaway, march off, mosey, move away, move off, move out, pull out, quit, retire, sashay, sashay off, shake, shake off, shuffle out of, skip, skirt, slip the collar, stagger along, take flight, take wing, toddle along, up and go, wing it, withdraw