Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "elopes" [elopes]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of elope. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "elopes" in a sentence
  • "When Jessica elopes with Lorenzo, who is masquerading as Batman, she is disguised as…you've guessed, of course, and aren't surprised when the revelers include Groucho with his trousers around his ankles."
  • "However, just before the day fixed for their wedding, Franziska elopes with a young forester."
  • "The Heiress (1949) - Socially awkward, plain-looking heiress Catherine Sloper (De Havilland) wants to marry dashing, penniless suitor Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift), but her tyrannical widower father, Dr. Austin Sloper (Ralph Richardson), smells a gold-digging rat, and threatens to cut off Catherine's inheritance if she elopes."