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escapes

verb
present tense third-person singular of escape

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • everyone managed to escape from the burning building in time

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2 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • a judge who is very determined not to let criminals escape punishment

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escapes

noun
plural of escape

Synonyms & Antonyms of escapes (Entry 2 of 2)

the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
  • a daring prison escape

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“Escapes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/escapes. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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