fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
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"
the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"