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

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

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

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

away play
  1. : on the way : along

  2. : from this or that place

  3. : in a secure place or manner

  1. : absent from a place : gone

  2. : distant in space or time

  3. : played on an opponent's grounds


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