English definition of “escape”
GETTING OUT [C, U] › when someone succeeds in getting out of a place or a dangerous or bad situation: There was an escape from the prison last night.
a narrow escape › when someone almost dies or almost has a very bad experience: They had a very narrow escape.
FROM TROUBLE [U, 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. → See also fire escape