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synonyms for run away

  • abscond
  • bolt
  • decamp
  • depart
  • disappear
  • flee
  • hightail
  • scram
  • vamoose
  • vanish
  • break out
  • cut and run
  • get away
  • make a getaway
  • take flight

antonyms for run away

MOST RELEVANT
  • appear
  • arrive
  • come
  • continue
  • stay
  • wait
    • appear
    • arrive
    • come
    • confront
    • continue
    • encounter
    • face
    • meet
    • stand
    • stay
    • take on
    • wait
    • walk
    • accept
    • aid
    • assist
    • help
    • capture
    • remain
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    How to use run away in a sentence

    It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO RUN AWAY

    • abscond
    • bolt
    • break out
    • cut and run
    • decamp
    • depart
    • disappear
    • flee
    • get away
    • hightail
    • make a getaway
    • run away
    • scram
    • take flight
    • vamoose
    • vanish
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.