get away from

Definition of get away from

  1. 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. 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

  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

  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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