running away

Definitions of running away

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

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
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the act of running away with a lover (usually to get married)
escape, flight
the act of escaping physically
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
a hasty flight
Type of:
act, deed, human action, human activity
something that people do or cause to happen

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