Simple Definition of flee
: to run away from danger
: to run away from (a place)
Examples of flee
The family fled from Nazi Germany to Britain in 1936.
He was accused of trying to flee the scene of the accident.
Many people fled the city to escape the fighting.
He was forced to flee the country.
Origin of flee
Middle English flen, from Old English flēon; akin to Old High German fliohan to flee
First Known Use: before 12th century
Rhymes with flee
b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee
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