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Pronunciation : escape

noun : escape

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild ;

  • 7. (

    ) the 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" ;

verb : escape

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

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


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