Translation of "escape" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /ɪˈskeɪp/ us /ɪˈskeɪp/ present participle escaping, past tense and past participle escaped

B1 to succeed in getting away from a place where you do not want to be

The two killers escaped from prison last night.

to avoid a dangerous or unpleasant situation

She was lucky to escape serious injury.
noun uk /ɪˈskeɪp/ us /ɪˈskeɪp/

a successful attempt to get out of a place or a dangerous or bad situation

He made his escape while no one was watching.

[ no plural ] something that helps you to forget about your usual life or problems

I love old movies – they’re such an escape from the real world.

(Translation of “escape” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)