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Escape 1Definition: To flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger.
Escape 2Definition: To avoid the notice of; to pass
unobserved by; to evade; as, the fact escaped our attention.
Escape 3Definition: To flee, and become secure from danger; often followed by from or out of.
Escape 4Definition: To get clear from danger or evil of any form; to be passed without harm.
Escape 5Definition: To get free from that which
holds; used of
things; as, to escape from prison, from arrest, or from slavery; gas
escapes from the
escapes from its
Escape 6Definition: 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 7Definition: That which
escapes attention or restraint; a mistake; an oversight; also, transgression.
Escape 8Definition: A sally.
Escape 9Definition: An apophyge.
Escape 10Definition: Leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid.
Escape 11Definition: Leakage or loss of
currents from the conducting
wires, caused by defective insulation.
escape 12Definition: 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 13Definition: 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 14Definition: an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
escape 15Definition: 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 16Definition: 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 17Definition: 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 18Definition: 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 19Definition: a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
escape 20Definition: issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
escape 21Definition: fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
escape 22Definition: escape potentially unpleasant
consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She
gets away with
couldn''t get out from under these
escape 23Definition: run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
escape 24Definition: flee; take to one''s
heels; cut and run; "If you see this man,
burglars escaped before the police showed up"
escape 25Definition: 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 26Definition: be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him