NOTE: NP1 leaves captivity or confinement
A 500-pound bear escaped from an animal breeder Monday.
Two prisoners have escaped the prison.
A lion has escaped from its cage.
The spacecraft escaped Earth's gravitational field.
Gas was escaping from the vent.
Word of the secret escaped and drove some people wild.
A muffled curse escaped his lips.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 7
NOTE: NP1 isn't in captivity or confinement - avoids a situation or atmosphere Includes: ESCAPE FROM
Most of them escaped the hurricane's fury with only the clothes on their backs.
She was lucky to escape serious injury.
He narrowly escaped a fine.
There's no escaping the fact that the house needs painting.
The burglars escaped before the police showed up.
Provide a crate or other safe place for him to escape from the noise.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 6
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
We escaped to our summer house for days.
Escape to a vacation spa for relaxation, rejuvenation, and recreation!
They escaped to a resort area called Paradise Island and for a few weeks.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5
I stayed at a little village whose name escapes me for the moment.
What you see in him escapes me completely.
The book's significance escaped him.
Nothing important escapes her attention.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
Escape to exit the program.
Escape from this window and return to the main menu.