There are 2 translations of escape in Spanish:

escape1

Pronunciation: /ɪˈskeɪp/

vi

  • 1 1.1 (flee) escaparse; [prisoner] fugarse*, escapar(se) to escape from sth [from prison] fugarse* or escapar(se) de algo [from cage/zoo] escaparse de algo; [from danger/routine] escapar de algo he was unable to escape from her no pudo zafarse or librarse de ella I'd love to escape to some tropical island cómo me gustaría escapar(me) or huir a una isla tropical
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    • She told police the attacker tied her up but that she managed to struggle free and escape into the bush.
    • If it hadn't been for the collar, she could easily have broken free and escaped.
    • I followed silently behind the two guards, debating within my mind whether to break free and escape, or stay near to him.
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    • Many of the villages are located in the Troodos Mountains, which is where Cypriots go to escape the maddening crowds along the coast.
    • On the second occasion, she pleaded with paramedics at midnight to call the police because she wanted to be locked up and escape a man she claimed was after her.
    • After escaping the police, he had run along the roofs of the buildings and come to the end of the block.
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    • A family who narrowly escaped with their lives after their home went up in flames have been dealt a second blow after burglars broke into the damaged house and stole hundreds of pounds worth of goods.
    • A Colchester couple and their nine-year-old son narrowly escaped with their lives after the tsunami hit their beachfront apartment in Sri Lanka.
    • Shots were fired and Tony narrowly escaped with his life.
    1.2
    (escaped past p)
    [animal] escapado they are looking for an escaped convict están buscando a un preso que se ha fugado de la cárcel
    1.3 [air/gas/water] escaparse
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    • He was found alongside the body of his girlfriend; both had been poisoned by carbon monoxide gas escaping from the apartment's oven.
    • There is an undefined hiss like air escaping but right now that is it.
    • The low-tech way to protect against ice is to float a ball to keep an air hole open, letting noxious gases escape.
  • 2 (from accident, danger) salvarse he escaped unscathed escapó or salió ileso he escaped with a warning solo recibió una reprimenda she escaped with minor injuries solo sufrió heridas leves

vt

  • 1 (elude, get away from) [pursuer/police] escaparse or librarse de
  • 2 2.1 (avoid) [capture] salvarse de, escapar a; [responsibilities/consequences] librarse de they escaped punishment/prosecution se libraron de ser castigados/juzgados we narrowly escaped death nos salvamos de la muerte por muy poco, no morimos por muy poco there's no escaping the fact that … no se puede negar (el hecho de) que …, no se puede menos que reconocer que … 2.2 (be unnoticed by) that detail had escaped my notice se me había escapado ese detalle, ese detalle me había pasado inadvertido nothing escapes his eagle eye es un lince, no se le escapa nada the name/word escapes me se me ha ido el nombre/la palabra, no puedo recordar el nombre/la palabra 2.3 (slip out) a sigh escaped her dejó escapar un suspiro a groan escaped his lips de sus labios escapó un quejido

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There are 2 translations of escape in Spanish:

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n

  • 1.1 c u (from prison) fuga (f), huida (f) an attempted escape un intento de fuga there is no escape from our creditors no tenemos ninguna posibilidad de escapar a nuestros acreedores to make one's escape escaparse (before n) escape attempt intento (m) de fuga the escape plan was simple el plan para la fuga era sencillo our escape route was blocked el camino por donde pensábamos fugarnos estaba cortado
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    • Finally, any kind of attempt at escape will mean solitary confinement for 30 days.
    • It tells the story of a 1946 escape attempt from that most infamous of prisons, Alcatraz.
    • The plucky farmer is understood to have startled the thief who eventually broke free and made his escape to a waiting car.
    1.2 c u (from accident, danger) to have a narrow/miraculous escape salvarse or escaparse por muy poco/milagrosamente there's no escape no hay escapatoria posible there seems to be no escape from suffering no parece que pueda uno escapar al sufrimiento 1.3 c (of gas, air, water) escape (m), fuga (f); (before n) [pipe/valve] de escape
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    • This expansion creates a metal-to-metal seal and prevents the escape of gases.
    • The company was yesterday visiting every house in the three villages to ensure the supply was turned off to prevent escapes when the gas goes back on.
    • The cause of the escape of gas was tracked down to a crack in an ageing pipe.
    1.4 c u (from reality) evasión (f)
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    • The effects provide a temporary escape from reality by relieving fears, tension and anxiety.
    • The very nature of popular film is to provide an escape from daily reality and monotonous routines.
    • Online many people express fantasies or adopt identities precisely because they are an escape from reality.
    1.5 c u [Comput] press escape pulse la tecla de escape (before n) [key/routine] de escape
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    • His first thought, when something went wrong, was to immediately hit the escape key - even when he was nowhere near a computer.
    • Fortunately you can skip them by hitting the escape key.
    • It is possible to save the game at any stage in the play via the escape key.

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Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)