Synonyms of running away


1. running away, act, deed, human action, human activity

usage: the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be


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, leave, go forth, go away

usage: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

2. run away, escape, get away, break loose

usage: escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"

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