Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) escape, flight (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"
- S: (n) escape, escapism (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"
- S: (n) evasion, escape, dodging (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"
- S: (n) escape (an avoidance of danger or difficulty) "that was a narrow escape"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) escape (a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild)
- S: (n) escape, leak, leakage, outflow (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"
- S: (n) safety valve, relief valve, escape valve, escape cock, escape (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)
- S: (v) escape, get away, break loose (run away from confinement) "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
- S: (v) miss, escape (fail to experience) "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
- S: (v) get off, get away, get by, get out, escape (escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action) "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
- S: (v) elude, escape (be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by) "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
- S: (v) escape, get away (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"
- S: (v) scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away (flee; take to one's heels; cut and run) "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
- S: (v) escape (issue or leak, as from a small opening) "Gas escaped into the bedroom"