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lam

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lam

  1. the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement <the prisoners were recaptured after only three days on the lam> Synonyms break, breakout, bunk [British], flight, getaway, escape, 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




lam

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lam

  1. to get free from a dangerous or confining situation <let's lam out of this hellhole while there's still time> Synonyms abscond, break out (of), clear out, flee, fly, get out, escape, run away, run offRelated Words avoid, elude, evade, lose, shun; decamp, depart, elope, exit, go, leave, move, pull out, quit, sally (forth), shove (off), take off, walk out; disentangle, extricate; bring off, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, redeem, release, rescue, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterNear Antonyms abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry; come back, return




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