- (intransitive) To get free; to free oneself.
- (transitive) To avoid (any unpleasant person or thing); to elude, get away from.
- (intransitive) To avoid capture; to get away with something, avoid punishment.
- (transitive) To elude the observation or notice of; to not be seen or remembered by.
- (transitive, computing) To cause (a single character, or all such characters in a string) to be interpreted literally, instead of with any special meaning it would usually have in the same context, often by prefixing with another character.
- (computing) To halt a program or command by pressing a key (such as the “Esc” key) or combination of keys.
- The prisoners escaped by jumping over a wall.
- The factory was evacuated after toxic gases escaped from a pipe.
- sailors that escaped the wreck
- Luiz was Chelsea’s stand-out performer, although Ferguson also had a case when he questioned how the £21m defender escaped a red card after the break for a hack at Rooney, with the Brazilian having already been booked.
- It is tempting to speculate about the incentives or compulsions that might explain why anyone would take to the skies in [the] basket [of a balloon]: perhaps out of a desire to escape the gravity of this world or to get a preview of the next; […].
- He only got a fine and so escaped going to jail.
- The children climbed out of the window to escape the fire.
- Luckily, I escaped with only a fine.
- The name of the hotel escapes me at present.
- They escaped the search of the enemy.
- If the data for a URI component would conflict with the reserved purpose, then the conflicting data must be escaped before forming the URI.
- Character Data tags allow you to place complex strings as the text of an element—without the need to manually escape the string.
- Therefore, what follows is a list of typical output functions; your job is to determine if any of the functions print out tainted data that has not been passed through some sort of HTML escaping function.
- When using the “bash” shell, you can escape the ampersand character with a backslash.
- Brion escaped the double quote character on Windows by adding a second double quote within the literal.
- The act of leaving a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
- Leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid, or an electric current through defective insulation.
- (computing) escape key
- (programming) The text character represented by 27 (decimal) or 1B (hexadecimal).
- (snooker) A successful shot from a snooker position.
- (manufacturing) A defective product that is allowed to leave a manufacturing facility.
- (obsolete) That which escapes attention or restraint; a mistake, oversight, or transgression.
- (obsolete) A sally.
- (architecture) An apophyge.
- The prisoners made their escape by digging a tunnel.
- You forgot to insert an escape in the datastream.
- I should have been more accurate, corrected all those former escapes.
- thousand escapes of wit
- (intransitive) To move by hopping on alternate feet.
- (intransitive) To leap about lightly.
- (intransitive) To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface.
- (transitive) To throw (something), making it skim, ricochet, or bounce over a surface.
- (transitive) To disregard, miss or omit part of a continuation (some item or stage).
- To place an item in a skip.
- (transitive, informal) Not to attend (some event, especially a class or a meeting).
- (transitive, informal) To leave, especially in a sudden and covert manner.
- To leap lightly over.
- To jump rope.
- (knitting, crocheting) To pass by a stitch as if it were not there, continuing with the next stitch.
- (informal, not to attend): (US) play hookie
- She will skip from one end of the sidewalk to the other.
- The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, / Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?
- So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and frisking fantastically.
- The hosts maintained their discipline and shape, even threatening to grab a second goal on the break – left-back Dan Harding made a scintillating run, skipping past a few challenges before prodding a right-footed shot that did not match his build-up.
- The rock will skip across the pond.
- After Essien’s poor attempt flew into the stands, Rodrigo Moreno – Bolton’s on-loan winger from Benfica who was making his full Premier League debut – nearly exposed the Blues with a lovely ball for Johan Elmander, but it just skipped away from his team-mate’s toes.
- I bet I can skip this rock to the other side of the pond.
- My heart will skip a beat.
- I will read most of the book, but skip the first chapter because the video covered it.
- But they who have not this doubt, and have a mind to see the issue of the Theory, may skip these two Chapters, if they please, and proceed to the following
- Yeah, I really should go to the quarterly meeting but I think I’m going to skip it.
- to skip the country
- a customer who skipped town without paying her hotel bill
- I see ya’ little speed boat head up our coast
- She really want to skip town
- Get back off me, beast off me
- Get back you flea-infested mongrel
- to skip the rope
- The girls were skipping in the playground.
- A leaping, jumping or skipping movement.
- The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
- (music) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
- A person who attempts to disappear so as not to be found.
- (radio) skywave propagation
- Tracking down debtors is a big part of a skip tracer’s job. That’s the case because deadbeats who haven’t paid their bills and have disappeared are the most common type of skips.