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Entry Word: escape
Function: noun
Text: 1 the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement <a daring prison escape>
Synonyms flight, getaway, lam, slip
Related Words deliverance, liberation, redemption, release, rescue, salvation
Near Antonyms imprisonment, incarceration; custody, detention, hold, holding, retention; danger, hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk
2 the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable <the reading of science fiction novels as an escape from boring reality>
Synonyms avoidance, cop-out, dodging, ducking, eluding, eschewing, evasion, out, shaking, shunning
Related Words bypassing, circumvention; averting, deflection, prevention
Near Antonyms abidance, endurance, submission, toleration