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escape

  
1   
      vb   abscond, bolt, break free or out, decamp, do a bunk     (Brit. slang)   do a runner     (slang)   flee, fly, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   get away, hook it     (slang)   make or effect one's escape, make one's getaway, run away or off, skedaddle     (informal)   skip, slip away, slip through one's fingers, take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)  
2   
      n   bolt, break, break-out, decampment, flight, getaway  
3   
      vb   avoid, body-swerve     (Scot.)   circumvent, dodge, duck, elude, evade, pass, shun, slip  
4   
      n   avoidance, circumvention, elusion, evasion  
5   
      vb   discharge, drain, emanate, exude, flow, gush, issue, leak, pour forth, seep, spurt  
6   
      n   discharge, drain, effluence, efflux, emanation, emission, gush, leak, leakage, outflow, outpour, seepage, spurt  
7   
      vb   baffle, be beyond (someone), be forgotten by, elude, puzzle, stump  
8   
      n   distraction, diversion, pastime, recreation, relief  
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escape

  
  ( escapes    plural & 3rd person present)   ( escaping    present participle)   ( escaped    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you escapefrom a place, you succeed in getting away from it.  
no passive  
A prisoner has escaped from a jail in northern England...      V from n  
They are reported to have escaped to the other side of the border...      V to n  
He was fatally wounded as he tried to escape.      V  
  escaped      adj  
Officers mistook Stephen for an escaped prisoner.     
2       n-count   Someone's escape is the act of escaping from a particular place or situation.  
usu poss N  
The man made his escape.     
3       verb   You can say that you escape when you survive something such as an accident.  
The two officers were extremely lucky to escape serious injury...      V n  
The man's girlfriend managed to escape unhurt...      V adj  
He narrowly escaped with his life when suspected right-wing extremists fired shots into his office.      V prep  
      Escape is also a noun., n-count  
I hear you had a very narrow escape on the bridge.     
4       n-count   If something is an escape, it is a way of avoiding difficulties or responsibilities.  
usu sing  
But for me television is an escape., ...an escape from the depressing realities of wartime.     
5       adj   You can use escape to describe things which allow you to avoid difficulties or problems. For example, an escape route is an activity or opportunity that lets you improve your situation. An escape clause is part of an agreement that allows you to avoid having to do something that you do not want to do.  
ADJ n  
We all need the occasional escape route from the boring, routine aspects of our lives..., This has, in fact, turned out to be a wonderful escape clause for dishonest employers everywhere.     
6       verb   If something escapes you or escapes your attention, you do not know about it, do not remember it, or do not notice it.  
It was an actor whose name escapes me for the moment...      V n  
7       verb   When gas, liquid, or heat escapes, it comes out from a pipe, container, or place.  
Leave a vent open to let some moist air escape.      V  
8   
    fire escape  


escape artist        ( escape artists    plural  ) An escape artist is the same as an escapologist.  
  (mainly AM)      n-count  
fire escape        ( fire escapes    plural  ) , fire-escape   A fire escape is a metal staircase on the outside of a building, which can be used to escape from the building if there is a fire.      n-count  

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Consulte también:

escapade, escalate, eschew, especial

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