verb (used without object), es·caped, es·cap·ing.
verb (used with object), es·caped, es·cap·ing.
Words nearby escape
Origin of escape
OTHER WORDS FROM escape
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Examples from the Web for escaped
He then escaped from his detention and arrived on Tverskaya Avenue to join his supporters.
Fourteen years this woman had spent with Rigondeaux before he escaped.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of them, including Kurnosova, escaped the country as they faced a possible jail term for their opposition activity.
As Monday turned to Tuesday morning, five hostages had escaped and the Central Business District had turned into a ghost town.
He had a fine eye for moral hypocrisy, and I know that a glaring example of it would not have escaped his notice.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A week escaped in which, without having seen Blanche less, he had seen her under circumstances that admitted no opportunity.
I would have escaped my uncle, but he waylaid me in the dark at the foot of the stairs.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
That artful girl soon discovered what had escaped her mistress's observation.A Terrible Temptation|Charles Reade
We're Federal soldiers just escaped from Andersonville, and they're after us with bloodhounds.Elsie's Womanhood|Martha Finley
We have had hard times, and hard marching through this rough country, but thanks be to God, I have escaped with a whole skin.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for escaped
- a means or way of escape
- (as modifier)an escape route
Derived forms of escapeescapable, adjectiveescaper, noun
Word Origin for escape
Medicine definitions for escaped
Idioms and Phrases with escaped
In addition to the idiom beginning with escape
- escape notice
- narrow escape