escape

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪˈskeɪp/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
escape

Third-person singular
escapes

Past tense
escaped

Past participle
escaped

Present participle
escaping

  1. If you escape something (or someone) you get away from it.
    Can we escape the storm?
    They escaped from jail last night.
    I barely escaped my attacker.

Noun[change]

Singular
escape

Plural
escapes

  1. A way to get away from something.
    I'm afraid we have no escape.

Related words[change]