What are the synonyms for escape?

Synonyms for escape

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Definitions for escape

  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
  • noun - an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
  • noun - 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"
  • verb - issue or leak
  • noun - 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"
  • verb - fail to experience; "Fortunately
  • verb - escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
  • verb - run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
  • verb - flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man
  • verb - remove oneself from a familiar environment
  • verb - be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  • noun - 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
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
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    Antonyms for escape

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    Holonyms for escape

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    Hypernyms for escape

    discharge flora way dodging nonperformance outpouring plant life running away avoidance diversion negligence regulator run means turning away recreation carelessness valve plant agency shunning neglect take flight get away stick baffle flummox amaze emerge egress avoid leave break loose get beat stupefy dumbfound come out flee go away perplex puzzle pose nonplus come forth fly escape vex mystify bewilder gravel issue go forth

    Hyponyms for escape

    jailbreak getaway hejira skulking goofing off goldbricking evasion gaolbreak lam skedaddle shirking circumvention break prisonbreak exodus escape mechanism slacking breakout prison-breaking hegira malingering soldiering break out throw off slip flee resist break away escape from run away fly refuse shake elude escape take flight evade shake off bilk get away defy

    Meronyms for escape

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    Sounds like escape

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