Definition of "Escape" :
noun: the act of escaping physically
"He made his escape from the mental hospital."
noun: a means or way of escaping
"Hard work was his escape from worry."
noun: an avoidance of danger or difficulty
"That was a narrow escape."
noun: an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
"Romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life."
noun: nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
"That escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive."
noun: a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
noun: the discharge of a fluid from some container
"They tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe."
noun: a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
verb: issue or leak, as from a small opening
"Gas escaped into the bedroom."
verb: fail to experience
verb: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
verb: run away from confinement
"The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison."
verb: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
"The burglars escaped before the police showed up."
verb: remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
"We escaped to our summer house for a few days."
verb: be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by