Definitions for fleefli

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fleefli(v.)fled, flee•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to run away, as from danger or pursuers; take flight.

  2. to move or pass swiftly; fly; speed.

  3. (v.t.)to run away from.

Origin of flee:

bef. 900; ME; OE flēon; c. OS fliohan, OHG flichan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flee, fly, take flight(verb)

    run away quickly

    "He threw down his gun and fled"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. flee(verb)fli

    to leave a dangerous place or situation quickly

    to flee from fighting; They fled their homes that night.

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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


Translations for flee

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

flee(verb)

to run away (from danger)

He fled the danger.

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