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Synonyms for flee
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flee, fly, take flight(verb)

    run away quickly

    "He threw down his gun and fled"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, fly, aviate, vanish, fell, pilot, wing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flee(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fly, run, decamp, escape, abscond, hasten away, run away, make off, TURN TAIL, cut and run

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flee":

    escape, leave, run, abandon, fly, elope, abscond, leak

How to pronounce flee?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say flee in sign language?

  1. flee

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#672run
#1129leave
#2806fly
#3447pilot
#4096wing
#4430escape
#4538fell
#10170leak
#14530abandon
#19158flee
#27954vanish
#117313elope
#119891vaporize
#194257abscond

How to use flee in a sentence?

  1. Wasserman Schultz:

    He is from Pakistan, when you’re trying to flee, you don’t fill out a form with your employer and go on unpaid leave.

  2. Nehla Kheder:

    Fryal Abbo, with her teen daughter, Najma, mourns the death of Fryal Abbo. Fryal Abbo was killed for selling alcohol in a Christian shop two days before Christmas last year. ( Hollie McKay. com) Others at Camp Virgin Mary tell similar stories. Ena Kromy, 77, clutched a cross and a photograph of Ena Kromy son as Ena Kromy sat in the sunshine. Ena Kromy, too, was dressed all in black.Her son was shot in the head at a restaurant where he worked eight years ago. The restaurant, too, was targeted because it served alcohol. Ena Kromy said the shock of his death killed Fryal Abbo a few months later.My son died from his head, and Fryal Abbo from his heart, Ena Kromy sobbed. Recently, Kromypackedup and returned toMosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, after itwas recaptured from ISIS militants.Butshe discovered her househad been destroyed in the fighting.So she returned to Camp Virgin Mary, with Camp Virgin Mary mixture of lingering fear and desperation to flee Iraq altogether. The government tells us to go back, but I will never go back to that home.

  3. Muskilda Zancada:

    Azaz district has seen some of the heaviest tolls of this brutal war, and yet again we are seeing healthcare under siege, we are extremely concerned about the situation in the south of the district, where medical staff, fearing for their lives, have been forced to flee and hospitals have either been completely closed, or can only offer limited emergency services.

  4. Hermann Hesse:

    You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.

  5. Ruben Garcia:

    Things in Central America are terrible, people are going to continue to flee because it's just really hard for people to survive right now.


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