What does run away mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away(verb)

    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

  2. run away(verb)

    escape from the control of

    "Industry is running away with us all"


  1. run away(Verb)

    To flee by running

  2. run away(Verb)

    To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.


  1. Run Away

    "Run Away" is the title of a song by the German eurodance group Real McCoy. It was released in July 1994 as the third single from the album, "Another Night". It gained immense popularity and reached number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, where it was certified Gold, and number 6 in the United Kingdom. The lyrics are based on the George Orwell novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Also, all female vocals on the song were performed by Karin Kasar.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of run away in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of run away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Those who run away from the reality will eventually get run over by it!

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.

  3. Abderrahman Hassi:

    People are like shadows: if you follow them, they run away from you; if you run away from them, they follow you.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Earlier most boys used to run after the girls, but a new trend has been observed nowadays that intelligent boys run away from the girls.

  5. Chris Elliot:

    The message is about trying to get the kids to stop or at least run away so they wo n’t be at harm, and take other kids away and then report it to police or a religious leader.

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