Translation of "escape" - English-Spanish dictionary

escape

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

escapar
The two killers escaped from prison last night.

to avoid a dangerous or unpleasant situation

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

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

fuga, huida
He made his escape while no one was watching.

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

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

(Translation of “escape” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

escape

verb /iˈskeip/

to gain freedom

escapar(se)
He escaped from prison.

to manage to avoid (punishment, disease etc)

salvarse (de), librarse (de)
She was lucky to escape punishment.

to avoid being noticed or remembered by; to avoid (the observation of)

escapar, pasar inadvertido
The fact escaped me / my notice
His name escapes me / my memory.

(of a gas, liquid etc) to leak; to find a way out

fugarse
Gas was escaping from a hole in the pipe.
escapism noun

the tendency to escape from unpleasant reality into day-dreams etc

escapismo
The film is a harmless piece of escapism.
escapist noun

escapista
(also adjective) an escapist movie.

(Translation of “escape” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)