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Definition of "run away" [run away]

  • To flee by running (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. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "run away" in a sentence
  • "Ashleigh Bortch had run away from home, and the only place she had felt safe running to was here."
  • "Meanwhile it appeared that Bobby Baldwin would run away from the field."
  • "Victor wanted us to run away together, but I explained to him that Cliché was more powerful, richer, and had more small change than ever before, and that he would pursue us to the ends of the earth and that eventually he would find us."