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Definition of "get-away" [get-away]

  • To make an escape; leave (verb)
  • To make a start (verb)
  • An exclamation indicating mild disbelief (exclamation)
  • The act of escaping, esp by criminals (noun)
  • A start or acceleration (noun)
  • Used for escaping (noun)

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Use "get-away" in a sentence
  • "As part of the “weekend get-away” package that we purchased, a four-course meal was provided in the fancy-looking restaurant."
  • "I treasured this time as a sort of get-away from schoolwork and an opportunity to better get to know one another."
  • "A friend lived in Hector, New York, and we would often make the get-away trek up to pitch our tent or sleep in the barns of farmers who lived around the area."