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flee

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flee

  1. 1 to cease to be visible the fog fled with the arrival of the dawn Synonyms of flee dematerialize, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, disappear, fly, go (away), melt, sink, vanishWords Related to flee blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dry up; blur, dimNear Antonyms of flee arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show upAntonyms of flee appear, materialize

  2. 2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation a murderer who fled on foot Synonyms of flee abscond, break out (of), clear out, escape, fly, get out, lam, run away, run offWords Related to flee avoid, elude, evade, lose, shun; decamp, depart, elope, exit, go, leave, move, pull out, quit, sally (forth), shove (off), take off, walk out; disentangle, extricate; bring off, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, redeem, release, rescue, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterNear Antonyms of flee abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry; come back, return

  3. 3 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening a toddler who fled when the ladybug he had been quietly watching suddenly began flying around the room Synonyms of flee bolt, break, bug out, run, fly, hightail (it), retreat, run away, run off, skedaddleWords Related to flee abscond, clear out, decamp, elope, escape, get (away), get out, lam, light out, make off, mizzle [chiefly British], scarper [British], scat, scram, skip (out), skirrNear Antonyms of flee beard, brave, confront, dare, defy, face; abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry



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