issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"
fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"
be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"