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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escape, get away, break looseverb

    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, escapeverb

    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 awayverb

    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

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Editors Contribution

  1. escapeverb

    she finally had a chance to escape her prison.

    Submitted by Soulwriter on July 11, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get away

    Synonyms:
    depart, go away

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How to use get away in a sentence?

  1. Carlos Fleites:

    They have got it down to a science ... When they get caught they know they can skip bail and get away to Cuba. It's their business model.

  2. Chris Bertelsen:

    They can't get away with just bottom line good numbers anymore because everyone's looking for growth.

  3. Jocelyn Dunne:

    One of the hardest parts was not being able to get away, you're always observable by the other people. You're constantly together. Even though we're isolated from the rest of the world we're constantly together in our own social situation.

  4. Marinos Marinos:

    They steal that car after robbing someone, usually by force with a firearm, and after that, they're usually not done. They're [on a] crime spree. They're just beginning, so they're going to use that vehicle to drive recklessly through the city, rob other individuals to use that car to get away. … And unfortunately, carjacked vehicles are often used for shootings.

  5. Eric Sanders:

    You cannot run bikes off the road. You cannot swerve toward them. You definitely cannot hit them and get away with it.


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