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getaway

get·a·way

getaway

 
pronunciation:
get weI
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an escape, esp. from the police.
similar words:
escape
definition 2: the opening portion of a race; takeoff.
definition 3: a period of relaxing away from daily cares, or a place, such as a cabin or resort, for doing so.
similar words:
retreat
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: used for an escape, as a car.
The police fired shots at the getaway car.
definition 2: concerning or used for a period of relaxation away from work or daily cares.
a getaway weekend
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