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Synonyms for run away

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 away(verb)

    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 away(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  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

How to pronounce run away?

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How to say run away in sign language?

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How to use run away in a sentence?

  1. Robert Louis Stevenson:

    You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?

  2. Shrek:

    This is the part where you run away!

  3. Betsy Brantner Smith:

    The officers have no choice. They can't just run away, and they can't just stand there and get killed.

  4. Jeff Young:

    I admire Stacey Abrams for wanting to have Elizabeth Warren here, because Stacey Abrams hasn't run away from Stacey Abrams principles, stacey Abrams need a party that says Stacey Abrams need a free market that admits its debt to society for its use of the nation's resources.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P)- YOU MAY RUN, RUN AWAY, BUT YOU CAN NEVER RUN AWAY FROM YOURSELF.


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