- a getting away or fleeing; an escape.
- the start of a race: a fast getaway.
- a place where one escapes for relaxation, vacation, etc., or a period of time for such recreation: a little seaside getaway; a two-week getaway in the Bahamas.
- used as a means of escape or fleeing: a stolen getaway car.
- used for occasional relaxation, retreat, or reclusion: a weekend getaway house.