Hyphenation of escape

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Definitions of escape:

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
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
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
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 He had to clean up the leak
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
I missed the hurricane
Escape potentially unpleasant consequences
Get away with a forbidden action She gets away with murder! I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities
Be incomprehensible to
Escape understanding by What you are seeing in him eludes me
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
Take to one's heels Cut and run If you see this man
The burglars escaped before the police showed up
Issue or leak, as from a small opening
Gas escaped into the bedroom

Synonyms of escape:

noun flight, running away
noun escapism, diversion, recreation
noun leak, leakage, outflow, discharge, outpouring, run
nounsafety valve, relief valve, escape valve, escape cock, valve, regulator
noun evasion, dodging, negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance
noun avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging
noun means, agency, way
noun plant, flora, plant life
verbget away, break loose, flee, fly, take flight
verb miss, avoid
verbget off, get away, get by, get out, avoid
verb elude, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
verb issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress
verbget away, get away, break loose
verb run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, fly the coop, break away, leave, go forth, go away

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