Escape may refer to:
Escapism, mental diversion by means of entertainment or recreation
Escapology, the study and practice of escaping from physical restraints
Prison escape, the act of breaking out of prison
Escape response, instinctive behaviour in animals
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; […].