run off

Primary Meanings of run off

1.
v
run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
2.
v
reproduce by xerography
3.
v
decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff
4.
v
run off as waste
Full Definitions of run off
1

v run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

Synonyms:
abscond, absquatulate, bolt, decamp, go off, make off
Types:
levant
run off without paying a debt
Type of:
flee, fly, take flight
run away quickly

v run away secretly with one's beloved

Synonyms:
elope
Type of:
flee, fly, take flight
run away quickly

v leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

Synonyms:
beetle off, bolt, bolt out, run out
Type of:
go away, go forth, leave
go away from a place

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

Synonyms:
chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, turn back
drive out, force out, rouse, rout out
force or drive out
Types:
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frighten
drive out by frightening
fire
drive out or away by or as if by fire
clear the air
dispel differences or negative emotions
banish
drive away
shoo, shoo away, shoo off
drive away by crying `shoo!'
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
2

v reproduce by xerography

Synonyms:
photocopy, xerox
Types:
microcopy
photocopy printed or other graphic matter so that it is reduced in size
photostat
make a copy by means of a Photostat device
Type of:
reproduce
make a copy or equivalent of
3

v decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff

Type of:
compete, contend, vie
compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
4

v run off as waste

Synonyms:
waste
Type of:
course, feed, flow, run
move along, of liquids

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