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1. velocity

noun. ['vəˈlɑːsəti'] distance travelled per unit time.

Synonyms

  • speed
  • peculiar velocity
  • escape velocity
  • terminal velocity
  • groundspeed
  • radial velocity
  • speed of light
  • muzzle velocity
  • airspeed
  • c
  • hypervelocity
  • light speed
  • rate
  • steerageway

Antonyms

  • linger
  • slow
  • fast
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • velocitas (Latin)
  • -itas (Latin)

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2. 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

3. escape

verb. ['ɪˈskeɪp'] fail to experience.

Synonyms

  • miss

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • be born

4. 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

5. 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

6. escape

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

Synonyms

  • recreation
  • diversion

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • travel
  • move

7. 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

8. 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

9. escape

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

Synonyms

  • dodging
  • shunning
  • avoidance

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested
  • detach

10. escape

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

Synonyms

  • agency
  • way

Antonyms

  • allow
  • please
  • reassure

Example sentences of the word escape-velocity


1. Noun Phrase
In order to be in orbit in the first place, a spacecraft or satellite must have achieved escape velocity.

2. Noun Phrase
The escape velocity on the moon is only one-sixth what it is on Earth, but still about 5,370 miles per hour (2,400 meters per second).

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