What is escape?

Some articles on escape:

Dae Jang Geum - Synopsis - Escape, and Fugitives From The Law
... life will be in danger after his death, the repentant king grants her escape to be with Min Jeong-ho ...
Jens Müller (pilot) - Career
... In what later became known as the "Great Escape," which Müller had contributed to by constructing an air pump for ventilation of the tunnel, he was among the 76 prisoners of war who managed to ... they made contact with a Swede who offered to aid their escape, telling them to wait down at a pier in the harbour ...
The Chronicles Of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay - Reception - Awards
... Game Informer placed Escape from Butcher Bay as the 8th best on their list of 25 greatest Xbox games of all time ... Escape from Butcher Bay was nominated for GameSpot's Game of the Year award for 2004, but it lost to World of Warcraft ... GamesRadar placed Escape from Butcher Bay in their "Top 7 movie games that don't suck" list, and said that "Escape from Butcher Bay was a triumph on almost every level." ...
No Escape
... No Escape, released in some countries as Escape from Absolom is a 1994 action/science fiction film shot in Queensland starring Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson and Kevin Dillon ...
The Chronicles Of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay
... The Chronicles of Riddick Escape from Butcher Bay is a first-person action/stealth video game developed by Starbreeze Studios and published by Vivendi Games ... films (Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick), as he attempts to escape from a maximum-security prison called Butcher Bay ... Escape from Butcher Bay's designers focused on exploring Riddick's character in a prison break setting to differentiate the game from The Chronicles of Riddick ...

More definitions of "escape":

  • (noun): Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do.
    Example: "That escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
    Synonyms: evasion, dodging
  • (verb): Remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion.
    Synonyms: get away
  • (noun): An avoidance of danger or difficulty.
    Example: "That was a narrow escape"
  • (noun): The act of escaping physically.
    Example: "He made his escape from the mental hospital"
    Synonyms: flight
  • (verb): Fail to experience.
    Synonyms: miss
  • (verb): Be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by.
    Synonyms: elude
  • (noun): An inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy.
    Example: "Romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"
    Synonyms: escapism
  • (verb): Issue or leak, as from a small opening.
    Example: "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
  • (noun): A plant originally cultivated but now growing wild.
  • (noun): A means or way of escaping.
    Example: "Hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
  • (noun): The unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container.
    Example: "They tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"
    Synonyms: leak, leakage, outflow

Famous quotes containing the word escape:

    The omnipotence of evil has never resulted in anything but fruitless efforts. Our thoughts always escape from whoever tries to smother them.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)

    To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Those who escape death in great disasters are surely destined for good fortune later.
    Chinese proverb.