Getaway Definition

gĕtə-wā
getaways
noun
getaways
The act of escaping, as from the police.
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The act of starting, as in a race.
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A period of rest and relaxation, esp. a short one.
A weekend getaway.
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The place to which one goes for this.
A favorite getaway in the mountains.
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The definition of a getaway is an escape, or a fast start of a racing car, or a vacation, or a vacation destination.
When you have a car ready for you outside of the bank when committing a robbery and you then get in the car and drive away really fast, this is an example of a getaway.
When you and your family go to Florida for a week to sit on the beach and relax, this is an example of a getaway.
Jamaica or another popular vacation destination is an example of a getaway.
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adjective
Pertaining to an escape, as in a vehicle or plans.
They'd been discussing their getaway plans for weeks.
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Other Word Forms of Getaway

Noun

Singular:
getaway
Plural:
getaways

Origin of Getaway

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