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Synonyms for run away
run away

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  1. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break awayverb

    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, get off, move, turn tail, chip, range, break out, run, beat, guide, function, lead, lam, thresh, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, break off, break, break loose, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, get out, get by, secede, thrash, run for, black market, miss, persist, splinter, incline, draw, hightail it, elude, be given, prevail, campaign, get away, tend, chip off, escape, ladder, ply, come off, flail, melt

  2. run awayverb

    escape from the control of

    "Industry is running away with us all"

    Synonyms:
    run, fly the coop, hightail it, lam, scat, take to the woods, bunk, break away, turn tail, scarper, escape, head for the hills

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  1. run away

    Synonyms:
    flee, escape, take to one's heels, give leg bail, take one's self off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. run away

    Synonyms:
    flee, escape, desert, elope, abscond

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How to use run away in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    You know why I do it ? I do it because I want women to see that you do not get pushed around, you don't run away from the fight.

  2. San Francisco sheriff:

    The mayor's throwing his own law under the bus, simply trying to walk away or run away from the very ordinance that he signed into effect, i really do think the mayor is playing politics with public safety, and I really think it's disingenuous the way he's going about it.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.

  4. Laura Miranda:

    Even if you sweat up a storm in the sauna and lose weight, it’s only water weight. You ’ll gain it back as soon as you drink water again, old school tactics like these do not work. Run away from any coach that has you do this.

  5. Paul Tournier:

    It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.


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