Escape and Resign


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Escape verb – To get free from a dangerous or confining situation.
Resign and escape are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Resign" instead a verb "Escape".
Nearby Words: escaped, escaping, escapee, escapism, escapement
Synonyms for Escape


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Resign verb – To give up (as a position of authority) formally.
Escape and resign are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Escape" instead a verb "Resign".
Nearby Words: resignation, resigning
Synonyms for Resign

Common collocations

life escape life resign life
thanks escape thanks resign thanks
time escape time resign time
way escape way resign way
Other nouns: camp, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Plucky Girl She is kidnapped for ransom which her family cannot pay as it's not actuall rich and cannot escape on her own, but she still holds herself with dignity until the very end, (though she slowly begins to resign, but in her situation, it's hard not to; and she still doesn't break).
    Source: Plucky Girl
  • Then the cover-up of the Level 6 prisoners' escape causes Fleet Admiral Sengoku to resign in disgust, leaving a secession crisis for who will lead the Marines.
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