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1. escape

verb. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] run away from confinement.

Synonyms

  • take flight
  • slip
  • get away
  • fly
  • elude
  • bilk
  • shake off
  • escape from
  • shake
  • break out
  • break away
  • break loose
  • throw off
  • flee
  • break
  • evade

Antonyms

  • pop in
  • hop on
  • work time
  • take office

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Rhymes with Escape

  • videotape
  • scrape
  • reshape
  • swape
  • snape
  • slape
  • grape
  • drape
  • crepe
  • agape
  • tape
  • shape
  • rape
  • pape
  • lape
  • knape
  • gape

How do you pronounce escape?

Pronounce escape as ɪˈskeɪp.

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How to spell escape? Is it escopo? Or excape? Common misspellings are:

  • escopo
  • excape

Sentences with escape


1. Noun, singular or mass
A hangout like this could be in any cool city escape.

2. Verb, base form
If the tortoise can not see out they will spend less time trying to escape.

Quotes about escape


1. Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
- Clive Bell

2. Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation.
- Russell Simmons

3. Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. escape

verb. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] fail to experience.

Synonyms

  • miss

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • be born

3. escape

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] the act of escaping physically.

Synonyms

  • prisonbreak
  • evasion
  • jailbreak
  • prison-breaking
  • hegira
  • hejira
  • flight
  • breakout
  • exodus
  • skedaddle
  • running away
  • break
  • lam
  • getaway

Antonyms

  • contract in
  • accept
  • honor
  • admit

4. escape

verb. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action.

Synonyms

  • get away
  • get by
  • avoid
  • get off
  • evade

Antonyms

  • log in
  • dock
  • get on
  • come

5. escape

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy.

Synonyms

  • recreation
  • diversion

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • travel
  • move

6. escape

verb. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by.

Synonyms

  • vex
  • baffle
  • beat
  • flummox
  • elude
  • stick
  • pose
  • gravel
  • puzzle
  • defy
  • bewilder
  • dumbfound
  • resist
  • perplex
  • get
  • stupefy
  • mystify
  • amaze
  • nonplus

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle

7. escape

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do.

Synonyms

  • evasion
  • negligence
  • dodging
  • neglect
  • carelessness
  • goldbricking
  • shirking
  • soldiering
  • nonperformance
  • circumvention
  • slacking
  • goofing off
  • escape mechanism
  • malingering

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • undeceive
  • unaffectedness
  • uncover

8. escape

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] an avoidance of danger or difficulty.

Synonyms

  • dodging
  • shunning
  • avoidance

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested
  • detach

9. escape

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] a means or way of escaping.

Synonyms

  • agency
  • way

Antonyms

  • allow
  • please
  • reassure

10. escape

noun. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild.

Synonyms

  • plant
  • flora

Antonyms

  • go
  • take away
  • repel
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