Examples of getaway in a Sentence
We're planning a weekend getaway to the mountains.
The resort advertises itself as the perfect island getaway.
Recent Examples of getaway from the Web
Most prominently featured in late afternoon on The Arizona Republic site was a tale on Labor Day weekend getaways in Arizona.
Instead of a fancy eclipse getaway in a faraway land, the path of totality is within a day’s drive for the majority of Americans.
Whether flying halfway across the globe or driving an hour for a quick weekend getaway, packing is an unavoidable chore.
The four-seat A5 Cab is the right-size ragtop for daily use and the weekend getaway.
Baby Driver Is a Rare Heist Movie With a Heart—David Sims analyzes how Edgar Wright’s latest film pays homage to, and subverts, the morality of the getaway driver.
While amenities such as free WiFi and stellar bar programs are practically a given now in hotels looking to woo younger audiences, here are some other trends to look for on your next getaway (millennial-driven or not).
Rather than spiriting the robbers away, Baby drives his car straight into a truck, deliberately killing Bats and sabotaging their getaway.
After returning from his weekend getaway in Bedminster, New Jersey, late Monday, Trump noted on Twitter that North Korea had launched another ballistic missile, which landed in the sea between North Korea and Japan.
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First Known Use of getaway
Synonymsbreak, breakout, bunk [British], flight, escape, lam, rout, slip
Related Wordsjailbreak; deliverance, liberation, redemption, release, rescue, salvation; close call, close shave, near miss
Near Antonymscaptivity, confinement, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, internment; custody, detention, hold, holding, retention; endangerment, hazard, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, risk, trouble
GETAWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of getaway for English Language Learners
: the act of getting away or escaping
: a short vacation
: a place where people go for a short vacation
GETAWAY Defined for Kids
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