What does elope mean?

Definitions for elope
ɪˈloʊpelope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elope, run off(verb)

    run away secretly with one's beloved

    "The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"

Wiktionary

  1. elope(Verb)

    To run away from home with a paramour.

    Etymology: From ontlopen, from entlaufen, from ent- + laufen.

  2. elope(Verb)

    To run away from home with a lover for the purpose of getting married.

    Etymology: From ontlopen, from entlaufen, from ent- + laufen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elope(verb)

    to run away, or escape privately, from the place or station to which one is bound by duty; -- said especially of a woman or a man, either married or unmarried, who runs away with a paramour or a sweetheart

    Etymology: [D. ontloopen to run away; pref. ont- (akin to G. ent-, AS. and-, cf. E. answer) + loopen to run; akin to E. leap. See Leap, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Elope

    e-lōp, v.i. to escape privately, said esp. of a woman, either married or unmarried, who runs away with a lover: to run away, bolt.—n. Elope′ment, a secret departure, esp. of a woman with a man. [Cf. Old Dut. ontlōpen, Ger. entlaufen, to run away.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elope in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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