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Antonyms for get away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escape, get away, break loose(verb)

    run away from confinement

    "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

    Synonyms:
    miss, scat, burst forth, escape, break away, bunk, run away, get out, break loose, get off, take to the woods, scarper, fly the coop, turn tail, run, head for the hills, elude, hightail it, get by, explode, lam

  2. get off, get away, get by, get out, escape(verb)

    escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

    "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"

    Synonyms:
    scarper, trip out, go out, fly the coop, get off, scat, trip, run away, get around, mail, send, send off, lam, dismount, get down, break away, get by, head for the hills, grapple, bunk, take to the woods, deal, pull, hop out, get out, take out, break, manage, leave, break loose, turn on, make out, miss, bring out, pull out, draw, hightail it, elude, exit, run, contend, cope, make do, escape, light, unhorse, turn tail

  3. escape, get away(verb)

    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:
    miss, scat, escape, break away, bunk, run away, get out, break loose, get off, take to the woods, scarper, fly the coop, turn tail, run, head for the hills, elude, hightail it, get by, lam

How to use get away in a sentence?

  1. Robert Greenblatt:

    Ever since we sold this show to Fox I've regretted letting it get away, and it's high time it came back to its rightful home.

  2. Evelyn Waugh:

    Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.

  3. Octavia E. Butler:

    I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.

  4. John Oliver:

    Here's the thing about that, it is not only in the Panhandle where you can get away with that statement, you can now get away with this all over the country and, as he just made painfully clear, in any room the actual president is in, which is absolutely appalling. And that is something we can not afford to get numb to. Because if that ever even a moment feels like it's become normal, we are completely f *** ed.

  5. Stephen Cohen:

    Interest rates are really starting to bite. Cash is now expensive. Cross-border flows are being driven by 'how do I get away from negative yields', as rates go lower and curves go flatter, finding yield by extending duration is clearly running out of steam.

How to pronounce get away?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say get away in sign language?

  1. getaway

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