Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / escapes
FEEDBACK
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

USE escapes IN A SENTENCE

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

QUIZZES

Seize The Sumpsimus: Match These Terms With The Correct Definitions!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The greatest part of the waste steam is condensed in heating the water to fill the boiler; what escapes is a mere nothing.
Asbestos rope is used for fire escapes and similar purposes, as well as for the transmission of power over places exposed to heat.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
When together the law presumes she acted from his coercion, he therefore must be the sufferer, while she escapes.
THE spirit of darkness holds mankind enslaved, but one human being escapes him.
The poet thus escapes making a direct appeal in his own person.
I must tell you about one of these escapes, in which Captain Jones showed himself a very sharp sea-fox.
Many hairbreadth escapes fell to his lot, and at last he quitted the sea, as he states "to the no small joy of my parents."
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
I have had several narrow escapes from being prodded, but it is useless to yell at her, or even to use the whip on her.
According to the degree of dilution, more or less of the hydrogen sulphide also escapes.
The theory escapes any exact precision; but it offers a rich field for poetry, and Mazzini's imagination was at home in it.

WORD OF THE DAY

hardscrabbleadjective | [hahrd-skrab-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION