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Synonyms for lam

Synonyms for (noun) lam

Synonyms: lam, getaway Definition: a rapid escape (as by criminals) Usage: the thieves made a clean getaway; after the expose he had to take it on the lam

Similar words: escape, flight Definition: the act of escaping physically Usage: he made his escape from the mental hospital; the canary escaped from its cage; his flight was an indication of his guilt

Synonyms for (verb) lam

Synonyms: flail, lam, thrash, thresh Definition: give a thrashing to; beat hard

Similar words: work over, beat, beat up Definition: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression Usage: Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night; The teacher used to beat the students

Synonyms: head for the hills, hightail it, escape, fly the coop, lam, break away, bunk, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail Definition: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run Usage: If you see this man, run!; The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth Definition: go away from a place Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight