getaway


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

getaway \get"a*way`\ n.
   rapid acceleration. [WordNet sense 1]

   Syn: pickup.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   2. a rapid escape (as by criminals); as, the thieves made a
      clean getaway; they made their getaway in a stolen car.
      [WordNet sense 2]

   Syn: lam.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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