Thesaurus

near escapes

phrase
plural of near escape

Synonyms & Antonyms of near escapes

a barely successful escape from something undesirable
  • The pilot's near escape after the crash was the talk of the town for weeks.

Synonyms for near escapes

Words Related to near escapes

Phrases Synonymous with near escapes

Near Antonyms for near escapes

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About near escapes

Thesaurus Entries Near near escapes

near escape

near escapes

nearest

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Near escapes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/near%20escapes. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!