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run away

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of run away

  1. 1 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation ran away from an unhappy marriage Synonyms of run away abscond, break out (of), clear out, flee, fly, get out, lam, escape, run offWords Related to run away 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 run away abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry; come back, return

  2. 2 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening the child runs away from large dogs Synonyms of run away bolt, break, bug out, flee, fly, hightail (it), retreat, run, run off, skedaddleWords Related to run away 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 run away beard, brave, confront, dare, defy, face; abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry



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