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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Es·cape v. t. [imp. & p. p. Escaped p. pr. & vb. n. Escaping.]
 1. To flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger. “Sailors that escaped the wreck.”
 2. To avoid the notice of; to pass unobserved by; to evade; as, the fact escaped our attention.
    They escaped the search of the enemy.   --Ludlow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having escaped, especially from confinement; "a convict
            still at large"; "searching for two escaped prisoners";
            "dogs loose on the streets"; "criminals on the loose in
            the neighborhood" [syn: at large(p), at liberty(p),
             loose, on the loose(p)]