What does escape your past mean

  • escape, flight(noun)

    the act of escaping physically

    "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"

  • escape, escapism(noun)

    an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy

    "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"

  • evasion, escape, dodging(noun)

    nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

    "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

  • escape(noun)

    an avoidance of danger or difficulty

    "that was a narrow escape"

  • escape(noun)

    a means or way of escaping

    "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"

  • escape(noun)

    a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild

  • escape, leak, leakage, outflow(noun)

    the discharge of a fluid from some container

    "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"

  • safety valve, relief valve, escape valve, escape cock, escape(verb)

    a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level

  • escape, get away, break loose(verb)

    run away from confinement

    "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

  • miss, escape(verb)

    fail to experience

    "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"

  • get off, get away, get by, get out, escape(verb)

    escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

    "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"

  • elude, escape(verb)

    be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

    "What you are seeing in him eludes me"

  • escape, get away(verb)

    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"

  • 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(verb)

    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

  • escape(verb)

    issue or leak, as from a small opening

    "Gas escaped into the bedroom"