Translation of "escape" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /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.

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