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getaway

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of getaway

  1. the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement <the bank robbers jumped into the waiting car and made their getaway> Synonyms break, breakout, bunk [British], flight, escape, lam, rout, slipRelated Words jailbreak; deliverance, liberation, redemption, release, rescue, salvation; close call, close shave, near missNear Antonyms captivity, confinement, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, internment; custody, detention, hold, holding, retention; endangerment, hazard, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, risk, trouble




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