running away

Definitions of running away
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n the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be

Examples:
Hegira
the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 which marked the beginning of the Muslim era; the Muslim calendar begins in that year
Underground Railroad
secret aid to escaping slaves that was provided by abolitionists in the years before the American Civil War
Types:
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elopement
the act of running away with a lover (usually to get married)
escape, flight
the act of escaping physically
evasion
the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
break, breakout, gaolbreak, jailbreak, prison-breaking, prisonbreak
an escape from jail
getaway, lam
a rapid escape (as by criminals)
exodus, hegira, hejira
a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
skedaddle
a hasty flight
Type of:
act, deed, human action, human activity
something that people do or cause to happen

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