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escape (n):
the act of escaping physically
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he made his escape from the mental hospital.
the canary escaped from its cage.
his flight was an indication of his guilt

Related Words: flight
escape (n):
an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
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romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life.
his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

Related Word: escapism
escape (n):
a means or way of escaping
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hard work was his escape from worry.
they installed a second hatch as an escape.
their escape route
escape (n):
an avoidance of danger or difficulty
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that was a narrow escape
escape (n):
nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
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his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible.
that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive

Related Words: dodgingevasion
escape (n):
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 (n):
the discharge of a fluid from some container
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they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe.
he had to clean up the leak

Related Words: leakleakage
escape (n):
a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
escape (v):
issue or leak, as from a small opening
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Gas escaped into the bedroom
escape (v):
fail to experience
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Fortunately, I missed the hurricane
escape (v):
escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
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She gets away with murder!
I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities
escape (v):
run away from confinement
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The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison
Related Words: get away
escape (v):
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
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If you see this man, run!
The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Related Words: lamrun away
escape (v):
remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
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We escaped to our summer house for a few days.
The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer
escape (v):
be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
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What you are seeing in him eludes me
Related Word: elude
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