According to the allegations, the maid eventually left the room, either by escaping or after Strauss-Kahn let her go.
Then there is the private and exquisite reward of escaping from the laws of consistency.
Williams told of escaping the British Petroleum rig as it was about to explode into eternity and would take 11 people with it.
c.1400, from escape (v.); earlier eschap (c.1300). Mental/emotional sense is from 1853. Escape clause in the legal sense first recorded 1945.
escape es·cape (ĭ-skāp')
A gradual effusion from an enclosure; a leakage.
A cardiological situation in which one pacemaker defaults or an atrioventricular conduction fails, and another pacemaker sets the heart's pace for one or more beats.