Difference between Escape and Miss

What is the difference between Escape and Miss?

Escape as a verb is to get free, to free oneself. while Miss as a verb is to fail to hit.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To get free, to free oneself. To avoid (any unpleasant person or thing); to elude, get away from. To avoid capture; to get away with something, avoid punishment. To elude the observation or notice of; to not be seen or remembered by. To cause (a single character) to be interpreted literally, instead of with any special meaning it would usually have in the same context, often by prefixing with another character. to halt a program or command by pressing a key (such as the Esc key) or combination of keys

Part of speech: noun

Definition: The act of leaving a dangerous or unpleasant situation. A key on most modern computer keyboards, sometimes abbreviated Esc, and typically programmed to cancel some current operation. The ASCII character represented by 27 (decimal) or 1B (hexadecimal.) A successful shot from a snooker position.

Example sentence: Football is my sanctuary. It's where I go to escape. It's where I'm most happy.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To fail to hit.To feel the absence of someone or something, sometimes with regret.To fail to understand or have a shortcoming of perception.To fail to attend.To be late for something (a means of transportation, a deadline etc).

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A failure to hit.A failure to obtain or accomplish.An act of avoidance.A title of respect for a young woman (usually unmarried) with or without a name used.An unmarried woman; a girl.

Example sentence: Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.

We hope you now know whether to use Escape or Miss in your sentence.

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