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Another word for escape

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Verb
  1. To break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

  2. To fail to be fixed by the mind, memory, or senses of

    See also:

    owned

Noun
  1. The act or an instance of escaping, as from confinement or difficulty

    See also:

    free

  2. The act, an instance, or a means of avoiding

    See also:

    seek

  3. Freedom from worry, care, or unpleasantness

    See also:

    seek

Another word for escape

Synonym Study

  • To elude is to escape the grasp of someone or something by artful or slippery dodges or because of a baffling quality the criminal eluded the police, the meaning eluded him
  • To evade is to escape or avoid by artifice, cunning, adroitness, etc. to evade pursuit, one's duty, etc.
  • To avoid is to make a conscious effort to keep clear of something undesirable or harmful to avoid crowds during a flu epidemic
  • Escape implies a getting out of, a keeping away from, or simply a remaining unaffected by an impending or present danger, evil, confinement, etc. to escape death, criticism, etc.