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"
issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy; "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"
nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
lose the lead
move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
the act of going out
an opening that permits escape or release;
euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"