Synonyms for getaway

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"Sure, three can make a getaway easier than one," O'Malley said.

A woman got in the way by accident, supposedly, of their getaway from the bank.

Once at the big shaft where we came down, we can make our getaway.

"You should have made a getaway in the Manhattan," Ben said, in a moment.

I knew how clever you were by the way you planned your getaway.

We just thought he might have beat it into this room for a getaway.

Well, they make their getaway at Yuma after Struve has killed a guard.

Making her getaway without a doubt when I turned on the lights.

"I'm going to make a getaway to-night," declared Matt firmly.

It beats all how that fellow could have made such a getaway.

WORD ORIGIN

"escape," 1852, originally in fox hunting, from verbal phrase get away "escape" (c.1300); see get (v.) + away. Of prisoners or criminals from 1893.

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