Synonyms for get away

Synonyms for (verb) get away

Synonyms: escape, get away, get by, get off, get out

Definition: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

Usage: She gets away with murder!; I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities

Similar words: avoid

Definition: stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

Usage: Her former friends now avoid her


Synonyms: escape, break loose, get away

Definition: run away from confinement

Usage: The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison

Similar words: take flight, fly, flee

Definition: run away quickly

Usage: He threw down his gun and fled


Synonyms: escape, get away

Definition: remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion

Usage: We escaped to our summer house for a few days; The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer

Similar words: escape, break loose, get away

Definition: run away from confinement

Usage: The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison