Synonyms of escaped


1. escape, get away, break loose, flee, fly, take flight

usage: run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

2. miss, escape, avoid

usage: fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

3. get off, get away, get by, get out, escape, avoid

usage: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"

4. elude, escape, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

usage: be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"

5. escape, get away, escape, get away, break loose

usage: remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"

6. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away, leave, go forth, go away

usage: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

7. escape, issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress

usage: issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"


1. at large(predicate), escaped, loose, on the loose(predicate), free (vs. unfree)

usage: 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"

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