break away
verb.
move away or escape suddenly
The horses broke from the stable|Three inmates broke jail|Nobody can break out--this prison is high security
Synonym: break, break out
verb.
break off (a piece from a whole)
Her tooth chipped
verb.
interrupt a continued activity
She had broken with the traditional patterns
Synonym: break
verb.
withdraw from an organization or communion
After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away
Synonym: secede, splinter
verb.
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
If you see this man, run!|The burglars escaped before the police showed up