get away from
Definition of get away from
1 : to go away from (a place) I can't get away from the office till after five. —often used figuratively The company is having problems because they've gotten away from the things they do best.
2 : to avoid being caught by (someone) The robbers got away from the police in a fast car. —sometimes used figuratively You can't get away from the facts. There's no getting away from the facts.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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