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See definition of escapes on Dictionary.com
  • nounbreaking away; getaway
  • verbbreak away from

synonyms for escapes

  • breakout
  • departure
  • desertion
  • disappearance
  • flight
  • freedom
  • liberation
  • outbreak
  • rescue
  • withdrawal
  • AWOL
  • abdication
  • avoidance
  • beat
  • bolt
  • break
  • bypassing
  • circumvention
  • decampment
  • deliverance
  • dodging
  • ducking
  • elopement
  • elusion
  • elusiveness
  • evasion
  • evasiveness
  • extrication
  • fadeout
  • hegira
  • lam
  • leave
  • out
  • powder
  • release
  • retreat
  • shunning
  • sidestepping
  • slip
  • spring
  • eschewal
  • runaround

antonyms for escapes

MOST RELEVANT
  • arrival
  • coming
  • entrance
  • stay
  • staying
  • directness
  • meeting
  • capture
  • maintenance
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How to use escapes in a sentence

The greatest part of the waste steam is condensed in heating the water to fill the boiler; what escapes is a mere nothing.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
THE spirit of darkness holds mankind enslaved, but one human being escapes him.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
The poet thus escapes making a direct appeal in his own person.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
I must tell you about one of these escapes, in which Captain Jones showed himself a very sharp sea-fox.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
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.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
According to the degree of dilution, more or less of the hydrogen sulphide also escapes.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
The theory escapes any exact precision; but it offers a rich field for poetry, and Mazzini's imagination was at home in it.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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