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See definition of escaping on Dictionary.com
  • as infugitive
  • as inbreakout
  • as inescapement
  • as inflight
  • as inrunaround

synonyms for escaping

  • elusive
  • wanted
  • brief
  • criminal
  • ephemeral
  • flying
  • passing
  • short
  • temporary
  • volatile
  • wandering
  • avoiding
  • errant
  • erratic
  • evading
  • evanescent
  • fleeting
  • flitting
  • fugacious
  • hot
  • impermanent
  • lamster
  • momentary
  • moving
  • on the lam
  • planetary
  • running away
  • short-lived
  • transitory
  • unstable

antonyms for escaping

MOST RELEVANT
  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long
  • permanent
  • confronting
  • facing
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      How to use escaping in a sentence

      On a small scale map, in an office, you may make mole-hills of mountains; on the ground there's no escaping from its features.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      He had approached Joseph with the idea of learning something about the escaping criminals.
      HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
      At the third charge he routed them, slaying or taking many; St John, however, escaping.
      KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
      This movement prevented Cornwallis from either receiving British enforcements or from escaping out to sea.
      HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
      The daughter of Madame Roland succeeded in escaping the fury of the tyrants of the Revolution.
      MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
      Virginia was fortunate in escaping the most severe pangs of the depression years of the 1930's.
      HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
      We found footprints of a man, but escaping the law seems to be that fellas strong point.
      THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
      Nevertheless, all eighteen of the methods mentioned have been tried from time to time with varying success in escaping conviction.
      HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
      The boy at the bellows has already pumped the wind-chest full, and there is a wheezing sound of escaping air.
      BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
      Tootles here interposed hastily, with the irritation of the sober pilot who sees the harbor of rest escaping.
      THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO ESCAPING

      • decampment
      • escapement
      • escaping
      • flight
      • getaway
      • jailbreak
      • prison break
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