escaped escaped  /ɪ ˈskeɪpt/


  • (adj) having escaped, especially from confinement



  1. A complete curfew was imposed on the city of 250,000 after the prisoners escaped at around 11:15 p.
  2. Some people have picked up the virus from a single sexual encounter, while others have escaped despite hundreds of sexual exposures to an infected spouse.
  3. Tatiana, a Siberian tiger which escaped from its pen on Christmas Day and killed one man and injured two others.


  1. Escaped horses cause havoc on Miami streets

    Horses were roaming the streets of Miami Monday, causing traffic delays and diversions as authorities attempted to corral them. The horses were being followed by people on foot, in trucks and in a police cruiser. Someone feeding the horses on a nearby ranch left the gate open and the animals escaped. The owner eventually got them all back safely on his property.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  2. An escaped inmate from Iowa caught walking around McAlester naked

    An escaped inmate from Iowa was picked up by McAlester police after he was reported to be walking around town naked.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: McAlester News-Capital

  3. Escaped inmate tracked down at Knox County gas station

    An inmate that escaped a work detail in Bledsoe County was captured in Knox County Monday morning.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WATE 6 Knoxville


  1. "Thankfully the alarm sounded on the radio and gave people time to climb to higher ground. But not everyone escaped," said Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, adding that two children en route to hospital were swept away.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi Source: New Zealand Herald

  2. "I have escaped my words, finally," Ressam said. "Sentence me to life in prison or anything you wish. I will have no objection to your sentence. Thank you."
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Ahmed Ressam Source: News1130

  3. "I don't feel like I got myself out of trouble. I put myself in trouble a lot and maybe I escaped a little bit," Mickelson said. "It still got me."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: The Associated Press

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