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
The remote home or vacation getaway, as MODS International calls it, is 320 square feet and weighs approximately 7,500 pounds.
Baby Driver Ansel Elgort plays a getaway driver with a conscious in this high-energy movie that features a stellar soundtrack.
Owners Ray and Peg Zemke recently moved here from Minnesota to embark on the next chapter of their lives, which includes running a wine-education getaway in the West-Central Mountains.
Sadly, the once-bustling getaway in Liberty, New York, has fallen into disrepair after decades of vacancy and neglect.
Lots in the town were originally given away as part of a publicity stunt by the St. Louis Times and marketed as a weekend getaway, and the resulting year-round population wasn't huge.
The hierarchy of romantic pics, for me, goes: Selfies together, followed by photographic evidence of a romantic getaway, and finally, the most aggressive photographic display of affection out there, the morning shot.
For New Yorkers seeking a getaway, Amelia Island is the next (and for now, lesser-known) Southern vacation spot to have on your radar.
For a unique weekend getaway, sip wine and stay in a treehouse at Treehouse Vinyards in Monroe.
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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
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Definition of getaway for Students
- We made our getaway under cover of darkness.
- a tropical getaway
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