Nouns (19)

flight, escape
n. the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
n. a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
n. an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
escapism, escape
n. an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy; "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"
escape cock, escape valve, relief valve, safety valve, escape
n. 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
outflow, leakage, leak, escape
n. the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"
n. a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
escape character, escape
n. a control character preceding other characters for control purposes, for instance to control a printer or other device
n. retailers company

Verbs (5)

v. issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
get away, escape
v. remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"
escape, elude
v. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"

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Fuzzynyms (31)

n. the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
saving, delivery, deliverance, rescue
n. recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
distraction, beguilement
n. an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
refuge, resort, recourse
n. act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
vent, outlet, release
n. activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
go away, vanish, disappear
v. get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace"
v. minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
eschew, shun
v. avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
take off, set out, set off, set forth, start out, start, part, depart
v. leave; "The family took off for Florida"
v. travel via a detour
v. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable

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