The body armor would indicate an intention to do battle with the police if necessary and escape the scene if possible.
Now comes a new wave of young immigrants sent north to escape rampant gang violence in Central America.
To escape the madness, Indians head to Coorg, a land of lush beauty, traditional food, and—sigh—tranquility.
But this hopeful breakthrough turned out to be no more than a deviously effective pretext for his escape.
Cubans are cursed whether they find a means of escape or remain.
Suppose I could not find an opportunity to escape with Jetta?
She helped Geta to escape: they have both taken refuge in the Temple of Theseus.
She always believed that the princess would make her escape.
He little knew how narrow an escape he had had of losing a third!
But will she, do you think, escape that reef to the north, when she once more tacks.
a key on a computer keyboard which transmits a signal to cancel an operation and whose effect depends on the software or mode in which it is being used
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.
An early system on the IBM 650.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].