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run away with

Definition of run away with

  1. 1 disapproving :  to leave a person or place in order to live with and have a sexual relationship with (someone) <He left his wife and ran away with his secretary.>

  2. 2 :  to leave a place with (something that does not one's own) <The butler ran away with the family silver.>

  3. 3 informal :  to be the best or most popular performer in (a performance) <She ran away with the show.>

  4. 4 :  to win (something) very easily <She ran away with the election.> <He ran away with first place.>

  5. 5 :  to make (someone) do or think something that is not sensible or reasonable <Don't let your imagination run away with you.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go faster than a walk

    :  to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step

    :  to move at a fast gallop

  1. :  an act or the action of running :  continued rapid movement

    :  a quickened gallop

    :  a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. :  being in a melted state

    :  made from molten material :  cast in a mold

    :  having made a migration or spawning run

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  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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