- break free from confinement or control；elude or get free from (someone)
- an act of breaking free from confinement or control；an act of successfully avoiding something dangerous, unpleasant, or unwelcome
verb: escape, 3rd person present: escapes, gerund or present participle: escaping, past tense: escaped, past participle: escaped
- 1. break free from confinement or control two burglars have just escaped from prison 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ elude or get free from (someone) he drove along I-84 to escape the police 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ succeed in avoiding or eluding something dangerous, unpleasant, or undesirable the driver escaped with a broken knee a baby boy narrowly escaped death 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a gas, liquid, or heat) leak from a container the CFCs have escaped into the atmosphere 同義詞
- ▪ (of words or sounds) issue involuntarily or inadvertently from (someone or their lips) a sob escaped her lips
- 2. fail to be noticed or remembered by (someone) the name escaped him it may have escaped your notice, but this is not a hotel
- 3. interrupt (an operation) by means of the escape key.
- ▪ cause (a subsequent character or characters) to be interpreted differently.
- 1. an act of breaking free from confinement or control the story of his escape from a POW camp he could think of no way of escape, short of rudeness 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ an act of successfully avoiding something dangerous, unpleasant, or unwelcome the baby was fine, but it was a lucky escape 同義詞
- ▪ a means of escaping from somewhere he had planned his escape route
- ▪ a form of temporary distraction from reality or routine romantic novels should present an escape from the dreary realities of life 同義詞
- ▪ a leakage of gas, liquid, or heat from a container. 同義詞
- ▪ a garden plant or pet animal that has gone wild and (especially in plants) become naturalized.
- ▪ a key on a computer keyboard that either interrupts the current operation or causes subsequent characters to be interpreted differently.