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Definition 1: run away quickly - [verb of motion]

Samples where flee or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He threw down his gun and fled

Synonyms for flee in the sense of this definition

(flee is a kind of ...) flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

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

(... is a kind of flee ) make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing

"The ranks broke"

(... is a kind of flee ) run away in a stampede

(... is a kind of flee ) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

"The thief made off with our silver" "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

(... is a kind of flee ) run away secretly with one's beloved

"The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"

(... is a kind of flee ) run away from confinement

"The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

(... is a kind of flee ) retreat at full speed

"The actress high-tailed to her villa when reporters began to follow her to the restaurant"

(... is a kind of flee ) desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

"If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"

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