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escape
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
1. An apophyge.
2. The act of fleeing from danger, of evading harm, or of avoiding notice; deliverance from injury or any evil; flight; as, an escape in battle; a narrow escape; also, the means of escape; as, a fire escape.
4. A sally.
5. The unlawful permission, by a jailer or other custodian, of a prisoner's departure from custody.
6. Leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid.
7. Leakage or loss of currents from the conducting wires, caused by defective insulation.
8. A plant which has escaped from cultivation.
Part of Speech: Noun
Part of Speech: verb
3. To get free from that which confines or holds; - used of persons or things; as, to escape from prison, from arrest, or from slavery; gas escapes from the pipes; electricity escapes from its conductors.
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