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Verb
/iˈskāp/,
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escapes, 3rd person singular present; escaped, past tense; escaped, past participle; escaping, present participle;
  1. Break free from confinement or control
    • - two burglars have just escaped from prison
    • - escaped convicts
  2. Elude or get free from (someone)
    • - he drove along I-84 to escape the police
  3. Succeed in avoiding or eluding something dangerous, unpleasant, or undesirable
    • - the driver escaped with a broken knee
    • - a baby boy narrowly escaped death
  4. Fail to be noticed or remembered by (someone)
    • - the name escaped him
    • - it may have escaped your notice, but this is not a hotel
  5. (of a gas, liquid, or heat) Leak from a container

  6. (of words or sounds) Issue involuntarily or inadvertently from (someone or their lips)
    • - a sob escaped her lips
Noun
  1. An act of breaking free from confinement or control
    • - the story of his escape from a POW camp
    • - he could think of no way of escape, short of rudeness
  2. An act of successfully avoiding something dangerous, unpleasant, or unwelcome
    • - the couple had a narrow escape from serious injury
  3. A means of escaping from somewhere
    • - he had planned his escape route
  4. A form of temporary distraction from reality or routine
    • - romantic novels should present an escape from the dreary realities of life
  5. A leakage of gas, liquid, or heat from a container

  6. A key on a computer keyboard that either interrupts the current operation or converts subsequent characters to a control sequence

  7. A garden plant or pet animal that has gone wild and (esp. in plants) become naturalized


  1. run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. miss: fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
  5. evasion: 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"
  6. get off: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
  7. "Escape!" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was first published as "Paradoxical Escape" (a publisher's change in the title) in the August 1945 issue of Astounding Science Fiction and reprinted as "Escape! ...
  8. Escape is a 1930 British crime film directed by Basil Dean and starring Gerald du Maurier, Edna Best, Gordon Harker and Austin Trevor. A man escape from Dartmoor Prison and is hunted across the moors by policemen to whom it is an unpleasant reminder of their experiences during the First World War.
  9. Escape is a 1940 drama film about an American in pre-World War II Nazi Germany who discovers his mother is in a concentration camp and tries desperately to free her. It starred Robert Taylor, Norma Shearer, Conrad Veidt and Alla Nazimova. ...
  10. Escape is a 1948 thriller film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It is about a World War II vet who goes to prison and then escapes and meets a woman who persuades him to surrender.
  11. Escape was a short-run American summer replacement television series that aired on the NBC network from February 11 to April 1, 1973. The show was a production of Jack Webb's Mark VII Limited for Universal Television. It aired on Sunday evenings at 10 p.m. Eastern, following the NBC Mystery Movie.
  12. Escape is a book by Carolyn Jessop and Laura Palmer. It discusses Jessop's upbringing in the FLDS polygamist community. ...
  13. The act of leaving a dangerous or unpleasant situation; A key on most modern computer keyboards, sometimes abbreviated Esc, and typically programmed to cancel some current operation; The ASCII character represented by 27 (decimal) or 1B (hexadecimal. ...
  14. (Escapes) In a general sense, an escape is accomplished by maneuvering out of danger or from an inferior position; for example when a grappler who is underneath side control is able to moves to guard or gets back to their feet or when a grappler is able to maneuver out of a submission attempt ...
  15. Escaping a character means to put a backslash ( \) just before that character. Escaping can either remove the special meaning of a character in a shell command or it can add special meaning as we saw with \n in the echo command. The character following the backslash is called an escaped character.
  16. To advance a runner to safety or past the opponent's blockade.
  17. To dream of escape from injury or accidents, is usually favorable. If you escape from some place of confinement, it signifies your rise in the world from close application to business. To escape from any contagion, denotes your good health and prosperity. ...
  18. When a bottom man frees himself from the top man's control, coming out of bottom position.
  19. An escape is getting away from the opponent and gaining a neutral position.
  20. Multics terminal input supports several conventions to allow the input of any ASCII character, no matter what kind of device is being used. The \ character is used as an escape. In general, \ followed by three octal digits inputs the character with that value: thus, \141 inputs a lowercase a. ...
  21. n., adj. 1. n. a single escape or a multiple escape. 2. adj. single escape or multiple escape.
  22. An ASCII control or metacharacter (#27, ^]) with its own key on most keyboards, intended originally to signify escape (v) (sense 1). While it has been put to a number of different uses over the decades, it is still often used to pause or terminate a program or process. ...
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  24. If an athlete gets out from being under control in the bottom position and gets to his feet, facing his rival, it is an escape, which scores one point.
  25. Failure of inherently susceptible plants to become diseased, even though disease is prevalent. (20)