Definitions of "escape"
  1. The act of leaving police custody or lawful control with the purpose of evading detention or legal proceedings
  2. An occasion or event where one successfully avoids confinement or eludes a situation
  3. The legal infraction constituted by the act of fleeing from custody or confinement
How to use "escape" in a sentence
  1. While awaiting trial, the defendant was charged with escape when he left the house arrest without permission.
  2. With a sudden dash, the prisoner made a daring escape from the poorly guarded facility.
  3. Being found guilty of escape can lead to additional sentences in some jurisdictions.

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