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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To have broken loose or free.

Usage examples (45)
  • When the guard opened the door the inmate escaped.
  • Verb (used without object) : to escape from jail. ,The words escaped from memory
  • Verb (used with object) : He escaped the police. ,She escaped capture. ,Her reply escapes me
  • Noun : We used the tunnel as an escape. ,She reads mystery stories as an escape for more
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