Scape Definition

skāp
scaped, scapes, scaping
noun
scapes
A leafless flower stalk growing from the crown of the root, as that of the narcissus or dandelion.
Webster's New World
Something like a stalk, as the shaft of a feather or of an insect's antenna.
Webster's New World
The shaft of a column.
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A scene; a view. Often used in combination.
Seascape; mindscape.
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Synonyms:
flower stalkshaft
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A (specified) kind of view or scene.
Seascape.
Webster's New World
A drawing, painting, etc. of such a view or scene.
Webster's New World
verb
scaped, scapes, scaping

(archaic) To escape.

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suffix
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A specific type of space.

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Other Word Forms of Scape

Noun

Singular:
scape
Plural:
scapes

Origin of Scape

  • Abstracted from landscape, the suffix representing Middle Dutch -schap (“-ship"), from Old Dutch -skap (“-ship"), from Proto-Germanic *-skapiz (“-ship"), from Proto-Germanic *skapaz (“shape, form"). Cognate with Modern Dutch -schap (“-ship"), German -schaft (“-ship"), Swedish -skap (“-ship"), Old English -sceap, -scipe (“-ship"). More at -ship, shape.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin scāpus, from Ancient Greek (Doric) σκᾶπος (skâpos).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin scāpus stalk perhaps from Greek skāpos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Formed by aphesis from escape.

    From Wiktionary

  • From landscape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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