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Plural for an act of breaking free from confinement or control
“On Friday morning, the guards thwarted an escape attempt by 2 inmates.”
Plural for a leakage of gas, liquid, or heat from a container
“This expansion creates a metal-to-metal seal and prevents the escape of gases.”
Plural for a form of temporary distraction from reality or routine
“They say Carnival is an escape from reality and gives people the chance to participate in a little fantasy for two days.”
Plural for an act of avoiding something dangerous or unpleasant
“A Kirkby Lonsdale woman had a narrow escape when lightning struck the shop she was working in as a violent thunderstorm engulfed the town.”
Break free from confinement or control
“Maybe the news makes everyday life too depressing, and we want to escape into the fantasies of childhood play-acting.”
To avoid (any unpleasant person or thing)
“On the second occasion, she pleaded with paramedics at midnight to call the police because she wanted to be locked up and escape a man she claimed was after her.”
Succeed in avoiding or eluding something dangerous or unpleasant
“Give your children the basics on how to avoid and escape potentially dangerous situations.”
To elude
“An actor whose name escapes me for the moment.”
“If rings are too loose, liquid may escape from jars during processing, and seals may fail.”
(medicine) The outflows of a bodily fluid
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