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Definition 1: someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fugitive in the sense of this definition

(fugitive is a kind of ...) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

(... is a kind of fugitive ) a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution

(... is a kind of fugitive ) someone who escapes

Definition 2: someone who flees from an uncongenial situation - [noun denoting person]

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

  • fugitives from the sweatshops

Synonyms for fugitive in the sense of this definition

(fugitive is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 3: lasting for a markedly brief time - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a fleeting glance
  • fugitive hours
  • rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass
  • a momentary glimpse

Synonyms for fugitive in the sense of this definition

(fugitive is similar to ...) primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration

"a short life" "a short flight" "a short holiday" "a short story" "only a few short months"

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