Escape

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Escape->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ escape
escape
scape
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ avolation|
avolation|
elopement
flight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ evasion
evasion
&c.(avoidance) 623
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retreat
retreat
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ narrow escape
narrow escape
hairbreadth escape
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ close call
close call
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ come off
come off
impunity
=>(Means of escape)
GRP: \\ N \\ Means of escape
Sgm: \\ N \\ Means of escape \\ loophole
loophole
&c.(opening) 260
Sgm: \\ N \\ Means of escape \\ path
path
&c. 627
Sgm: \\ N \\ Means of escape \\ refuse
refuse
&c. 666
Sgm: \\ N \\ Means of escape \\ vent
vent
vent peg
Sgm: \\ N \\ Means of escape \\ safety valve
safety valve
Sgm: \\ N \\ Means of escape \\ drawbridge
drawbridge
fire escape
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ reprieve
reprieve
&c.(deliverance) 672
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ liberation
liberation
&c. 750
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ refugee
refugee
&c.(fugitive) 623
PARAG:Escape->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ escape
escape
scape
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make one's escape
make one's escape
effect one's escape
make good one's escape
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ break jail
break jail
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ get off
get off
get clear off
get well out of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ echapper belle
echapper belle
save one's bacon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ weather the storm
weather the storm
&c.(safe) 664
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ escape scot-free
escape scot-free
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ elude
elude
&c. make off
&c.(avoid) 623
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ march off
march off
&c.(go away) 293
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ give one the slip
give one the slip
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ slip through the hands
slip through the hands
slip through the fingers
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ slip the collar
slip the collar
wriggle out of prison
break out
break loose
break loose from prison
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ break away
break away
slip away
get away
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ find vent
find vent
find a hole to creep out of
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ disappear
disappear
vanish
PARAG:Escape->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ escaping
escaping
escaped
&c.->V.
stolen away
fled

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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