Escaped - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈskeɪpt|  American pronunciation of the word escaped
Brit.  |ɪˈskeɪpt|  British pronunciation of the word escaped
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto escape
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto escape

adjective

- having escaped, especially from confinement(syn: loose)

searching for two escaped prisoners

Examples

There was a lapse in security and the inmates escaped.

A few passengers somehow escaped injury.

She barely escaped death when her car slid off the road.

Several passengers escaped without injury.

The prisoners escaped by digging a tunnel under the fence.

Police hunted the escaped prisoners through several states.

...the bandits escaped with their lives but not with the spoils...

...a warning that the three escaped convicts were armed and dangerous...

The prisoner escaped because the dogs lost his scent.

The men fought their captors and escaped.

...all members of the local constabulary were on the alert for the escaped convict...

...steam escaped from a long crevice in the volcano...

He never escaped the infamy his crimes had earned him.

a criminal who escaped from prison and caused mayhem

...returned to the classroom to find an escaped snake and her students running amok...

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