Meaning of ESCAPE in English


noun a sally.

2. escape ·noun an apophyge.

3. escape ·noun leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid.

4. escape ·add. ·noun a plant which has escaped from cultivation.

5. escape ·vi to get clear from danger or evil of any form; to be passed without harm.

6. escape ·vi to flee, and become secure from danger;

— often followed by from or out of.

7. escape ·noun leakage or loss of currents from the conducting wires, caused by defective insulation.

8. escape ·noun that which escapes attention or restraint; a mistake; an oversight; also, transgression.

9. escape ·noun the unlawful permission, by a jailer or other custodian, of a prisoner's departure from custody.

10. escape ·v to avoid the notice of; to pass unobserved by; to evade; as, the fact escaped our attention.

11. escape ·v to flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger.

12. escape ·vi to get free from that which confines or holds;

— used of persons or things; as, to escape from prison, from arrest, or from slavery; gas escapes from the pipes; electricity escapes from its conductors.

13. escape ·noun 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.

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