- the act of escaping physically;
- "he made his escape from the mental hospital"
- "the canary escaped from its cage"
- an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy;
- "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"
- nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do;
- "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
- an avoidance of danger or difficulty;
- "that was a narrow escape"
- a means or way of escaping;
- "hard work was his escape from worry"
- "they installed a second hatch as an escape"
- "their escape route"
- a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
- the discharge of a fluid from some container;
- "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"
- 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
- run away from confinement;
- "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
- fail to experience;
- escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action;
- be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by;
- remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion;
- "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"
- flee; take to one's heels; cut and run;
- "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
- issue or leak, as from a small opening;
- "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
- ESCAPE v -CAPED, -CAPING, -CAPES to get away
Scrabble Score: 10escape is a valid Scrabble (US) word
Words With Friends Score: 12escape is a valid Words With Friends (US) word