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Synonyms for run off

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  1. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off(verb)

    run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

    "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, come off, bolt, xerox, break camp, decamp, gobble, chase away, photocopy, go over, vamoose, implode, drive out, discharge, run out, make off, bolt out, drive off, abscond, drive away, skip, dispel, elope, go off, fire, turn back

  2. run off, run out, bolt, bolt out, beetle off(verb)

    leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

    "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, bolt, decamp, photocopy, chase away, peter out, gobble, poop out, drive out, run down, spill, run out, make off, fail, bolt out, drive off, abscond, expire, conk out, give out, drive away, drain, xerox, dispel, elope, go off, turn back

  3. chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off(verb)

    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

    "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, elope, absquatulate, drive off, abscond, hold back, return, go off, rout out, retrovert, arrest, bolt, decamp, waste, invert, rouse, drive out, clear out, turn back, xerox, disperse, run out, chase away, make off, drive away, stop, regress, beetle off, expectorate, dissipate, reverse, scatter, photocopy, contain, double back, break up, force out, dispel, revert, backtrack, check

  4. elope, run off(verb)

    run away secretly with one's beloved

    "The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, bolt, decamp, photocopy, chase away, drive out, run out, make off, bolt out, drive off, abscond, drive away, xerox, dispel, elope, go off, turn back

  5. waste, run off(verb)

    run off as waste

    "The water wastes back into the ocean"

    Synonyms:
    rot, elope, ravage, decamp, neutralise, liquidate, go off, drive off, neutralize, beetle off, absquatulate, bolt, scourge, lay waste to, bolt out, waste, drive out, turn back, do in, xerox, macerate, run out, chase away, make off, drive away, blow, squander, languish, devastate, dispel, emaciate, photocopy, pine away, knock off, abscond, desolate, ware, consume

  6. photocopy, run off, xerox(verb)

    reproduce by xerography

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, bolt, decamp, photocopy, chase away, drive out, bolt out, run out, make off, xerox, drive off, abscond, drive away, go off, dispel, elope, absquatulate, turn back

  7. run off(verb)

    decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff

    Synonyms:
    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, bolt, decamp, photocopy, chase away, drive out, run out, make off, bolt out, drive off, abscond, drive away, xerox, dispel, elope, go off, turn back

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How to use run off in a sentence?

  1. Svein Andresen:

    Many banks have told us they will let existing liabilities run off and replace them in the course of normal refinancing.

  2. John Brady:

    This number shows the economy is strong and the Fed's got time. It doesn't have to run off the sidelines and get involved in raising rates.

  3. John Brady:

    This number shows the economy is strong and the Fed’s got time ; it does n’t have to run off the sidelines and get involved in raising rates.

  4. John Hilliard:

    That's reasonably high, i do see larger rain events due to the greater water-holding ability of a warmer atmosphere. But that rain should run off my island into the sea.

  5. George Gordon Byron:

    Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.

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