Definitions For Escape


  • The act of escaping physically
  • A means or way of escaping
  • An avoidance of danger or difficulty
  • An inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
  • Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
  • 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
  • The discharge of a fluid from some container
  • A plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
  • An act of escaping from a place, situation, etc.
  • A way of escaping from a place, situation, etc.
  • An occurrence in which an amount of liquid or gas passes out through a hole or crack in a container


  • Issue or leak, as from a small opening
  • Fail to experience
  • Escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
  • Run away from confinement
  • Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  • Remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
  • Be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
  • To get away from a place (such as a prison) where you are being held or kept
  • To get away from a dangerous place or situation
  • To get away from something that is difficult or unpleasant

Is Escape a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Escape is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Escape in a Sentence

  • They managed to escape from the burning building.
  • He needed a vacation to escape the routine of daily life.
  • She moved to the city to escape the memory of her mother's death.
  • The prisoners attempted a daring escape.
  • He celebrated his escape from his boring job with a long vacation.
  • She had a lucky escape when she wasn't injured in the accident.

Synonyms for Escape

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