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Escape 1

Definition: To flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger.

Escape 2

Definition: To avoid the notice of; to pass unobserved by; to evade; as, the fact escaped our attention.

Escape 3

Definition: To flee, and become secure from danger; often followed by from or out of.

Escape 4

Definition: To get clear from danger or evil of any form; to be passed without harm.

Escape 5

Definition: To get free from that which confines or holds; used of persons or things; as, to escape from prison, from arrest, or from slavery; gas escapes from the pipes; electricity escapes from its conductors.

Escape 6

Definition: The act of fleeing from danger, of evading harm, or of avoiding notice; deliverance from injury or any evil; flight; as, an escape in battle; a narrow escape; also, the means of escape; as, a fire escape.

Escape 7

Definition: That which escapes attention or restraint; a mistake; an oversight; also, transgression.

Escape 8

Definition: A sally.

Escape 9

Definition: An apophyge.

Escape 10

Definition: Leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid.

Escape 11

Definition: Leakage or loss of currents from the conducting wires, caused by defective insulation.

escape 12

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

escape 13

Definition: a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"

escape 14

Definition: an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"

escape 15

Definition: an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy; "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"

escape 16

Definition: nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

escape 17

Definition: a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level

escape 18

Definition: the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"

escape 19

Definition: a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild

escape 20

Definition: issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"

escape 21

Definition: fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

escape 22

Definition: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn''t get out from under these responsibilities"

escape 23

Definition: run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

escape 24

Definition: flee; take to one''s heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

escape 25

Definition: remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"

escape 26

Definition: be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"


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