- [verb] run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
Synonyms: escape, break loose
- [verb] escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
Synonyms: get off, get by, get out, escape
- [verb] remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"