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run away

verb

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1 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • ran away from an unhappy marriage

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2 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • the child runs away from large dogs

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runaway

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of runaway (Entry 2 of 3)

showing no signs of being under control
  • a region plagued by runaway suburban sprawl

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runaway

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Synonyms & Antonyms of runaway (Entry 3 of 3)

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“Run away.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/run%20away. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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