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Synonyms 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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get away

    Synonyms:
    depart, go away

How to pronounce get away?

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Veena
Veena
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How to say get away in sign language?

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How to use get away in a sentence?

  1. Edward Hoagland:

    Animals used to provide a lowlife way to kill and get away with it, as they do still, but, more intriguingly, for some people they are an aperture through which wounds drain. The scapegoat of olden times, driven off for the bystanders sins, has become a tender thing, a running injury. There, running away is me: hurt it and you are hurting me.

  2. Alison Sharland:

    I hope that their decision sends out a message to everyone going through a divorce that they cannot lie in the family courts and get away with it, my legal battle has never been about money. It has always been a matter of principle.

  3. Selhattin Demirtas:

    The government should not be allowed to get away with what is being done today in Cizre.

  4. Harrison Liu:

    It isn’t only older guests, there is a real segment of interest for those who have the means to get away like this.

  5. Jason Greenblatt:

    The message is that those who spread misinformation about the conflict or the plan are not going to get away with it anymore, if you lie or deceive to try to shape public opinion, were not going to let you do that without a response. We are in the midst of educating, and in some cases, re-educating people.


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