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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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