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Synonyms for runaway
ˈrʌn əˌweɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. runaway, blowout, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkaway(noun)

    an easy victory

    Synonyms:
    fleer, laugher, play, caper, blowout, tomboy, jamboree, gala, frolic, fugitive, romp, hoyden, shoo-in, gambol, walkaway, gala affair

    Antonyms:
    controlled

  2. fugitive, runaway, fleer(adj)

    someone who flees from an uncongenial situation

    "fugitives from the sweatshops"

    Synonyms:
    fugitive, walkaway, romp, fleer, shoo-in, laugher, fugitive from justice, blowout

    Antonyms:
    controlled

  3. runaway(adj)

    completely out of control

    "runaway inflation"

    Antonyms:
    controlled

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. runaway(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fugitive, deserter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. runaway(a)

    Synonyms:
    fugitive, absconding, truant

  2. runaway(n)

    Synonyms:
    fugitive, absconder, deserter, truant, renegade

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fugitive, run-away, rampant

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How to use runaway in a sentence?

  1. David Phillips:

    That's a sea change, it is just runaway warming.

  2. Kit Harington:

    I think it’s an inevitability from about halfway through the season that Jon and Daenerys are going to fall into bed together, i think they both know it’s wrong and I think they both know it’s going to cause problems, but it’s that thing. When you suddenly feel that deeply about someone, you go through those events together. It’s like a runaway train, you can’t stop it happening.

  3. Darren Tay:

    We believe Beijing is painfully aware of these risks, which is why we do not expect runaway stimulus this time around.

  4. Phil Davis:

    It's stop-loss technical selling combined with sheer liquidation by those fearing we'll soon be swimming in oil again, we've had crude builds during the summer, when we were supposed to be having runaway draws from record driving.

  5. Amy Schumer:

    People do recognize me on the street, but I have the same friends, and I go to the same restaurants, my publicists want to kill me because I dress like a newly homeless runaway.


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