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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flee, fly, take flight(verb)

    run away quickly

    "He threw down his gun and fled"


  1. flee(Verb)

    To run away; to escape.

    The prisoner tried to flee, but was caught by the guards.

  2. flee(Verb)

    To escape from.

  3. flee(Verb)

    To disappear quickly; to vanish.

    Etherical products flee once freely exposed to air

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flee(verb)

    to run away, as from danger or evil; to avoid in an alarmed or cowardly manner; to hasten off; -- usually with from. This is sometimes omitted, making the verb transitive

  2. Origin: [OE. fleon, fleen, AS. flen (imperf. fleh); akin to D. vlieden, OHG. & OS. fliohan, G. fliehen, Icel. flja (imperf. fli), Dan. flye, Sw. fly (imperf. flydde), Goth. liuhan. 84. Cf. Flight.]


  1. Flee

    Flee is an album by British blues rock musician Jeremy Spencer credited as "The Jeremy Spencer Band", with particularly strong input from Michael Fogarty. Spencer had been a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1967–71, and this 1979 release was Spencer's third album apart from Fleetwood Mac, and his second recorded while a member of the Children of God.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'flee' in Verbs Frequency: #694

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Syrian woman:

    It was really hard to flee Raqqa.

  2. Magistrate Clarke Van Dervort:

    substantial motive and means to flee.

  3. Lane Olinghouse:

    Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    When violence enters the house, law and justice flee through the window.

  5. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    The public is a ferocious beast -- one must either chain it up or flee from it.

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