escape VERB 1) break free from confinement or control. 2) elude or get free from (someone). 3) succeed in eluding (something dangerous or undesirable). 4) fail to be noticed or remembered by.
NOUN 1) an act of escaping. 2) a means of escaping. 3) (also escape key) Computing a key which interrupts the current operation or converts subsequent characters to a control sequence.
DERIVATIVES escapable adjective escapee noun escaper noun.
ORIGIN Old French eschaper, from Latin ex- 'out' + cappa 'cloak' .

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