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Engelsk navneord: escape

1. escape (om handling) the act of escaping physically

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made his escape from the mental hospital.
The canary escaped from its cage.
His flight was an indication of his guilt.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flight

Mindre specifikke termerrunning away

Mere specifikke termerbreak, breakout, evasion, exodus, gaolbreak, getaway, hegira, hejira, jailbreak, lam, prison-breaking, prisonbreak, skedaddle

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerHegira, Hejira, Underground Railroad, Underground Railway

2. escape (om handling) an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRomantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life.
His alcohol problem was a form of escapism.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)escapism

Mindre specifikke termerdiversion, recreation

3. escape (om handling) nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible.
That escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dodging, evasion

Mindre specifikke termercarelessness, neglect, negligence, nonperformance

Mere specifikke termercircumvention, escape mechanism, goldbricking, goofing off, malingering, shirking, skulking, slacking, soldiering

4. escape (om handling) an avoidance of danger or difficulty

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat was a narrow escape.

Mindre specifikke termeravoidance, dodging, shunning, turning away

5. escape (om handling) a means or way of escaping

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHard work was his escape from worry.
They installed a second hatch as an escape.
Their escape route.

Mindre specifikke termeragency, means, way

6. escape (om plante) a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild

Mindre specifikke termerflora, plant, plant life

7. escape (om begivenhed) the discharge of a fluid from some container

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe.
He had to clean up the leak.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)leak, leakage, outflow

Mindre specifikke termerdischarge, outpouring, run

8. escape (om genstand) 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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)escape cock, escape valve, relief valve, safety valve

Mindre specifikke termerregulator, valve

Engelsk udsagnsord: escape

1. escape (om bevægelse) run away from confinement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)break loose, get away

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerflee, fly, take flight

Mere specifikke termerbilk, break, break away, break out, elude, escape, escape from, evade, get away, run away, shake, shake off, slip, throw off

2. escape (om kommunikation) fail to experience

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFortunately, I missed the hurricane.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)miss

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeravoid

3. escape (om kommunikation) escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe gets away with murder!.
I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get away, get by, get off, get out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termeravoid

Mere specifikke termerevade

4. escape (om tilstand) be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat you are seeing in him eludes me.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe performance is likely to escape Sue

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elude

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeramaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex

Mere specifikke termerdefy, refuse, resist

5. escape (om adfærd) remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe escaped to our summer house for a few days.
The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get away

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbreak loose, escape, get away

6. escape (om bevægelse) flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIf you see this man, run!.
The burglars escaped before the police showed up.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)break away, bunk, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termergo away, go forth, leave

Mere specifikke termerflee, fly, skedaddle, take flight

7. escape (om ændring) issue or leak, as from a small opening

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGas escaped into the bedroom.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termercome forth, come out, egress, emerge, go forth, issue

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