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get away

Definition of get away

  1. 1 :  to go away from a place <I'll be busy at work all day and I can't get away until tonight.>

  2. 2 :  to go away from one's home for a vacation <I'm taking some time off because I really need to get away for a few days.>

  3. 3 :  to avoid being caught :  to escape <The robbers got away in a fast car.> —often + with <The robbers got away with a lot of stolen jewelry.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

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  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds



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