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Meaning of GETAWAY

Pronunciation:  'getu`wey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
  2. [n]  the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"

GETAWAY is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: lam, pickup
 See Also: acceleration, escape, flight



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abandonment, acceleration, break, breakout, decampment, deliverance, delivery, departure, drive, egress, emergence, escape, escapism, evacuation, evasion, exit, exodus, extrication, flight, freeing, going, hegira, impetus, issuance, issue, jailbreak, lam, leak, leakage, leaving, liberation, outlet, parting, passing, pickup, prisonbreak, quickening, release, removal, rescue, retirement, retreat, riddance, scape, setting-free, slip, speedup, step-up, thrust, vent, walkout, withdrawal