|1.||[ verb ] run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along|
|Synonyms:||go_off bolt decamp absquatulate abscond|
|Related terms:||flee levant abscondment absconder|
|2.||[ verb ] leave suddenly and as if in a hurry|
|Synonyms:||run_out bolt_out beetle_off bolt|
"The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas" "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
|3.||[ verb ] force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings|
|Synonyms:||dispel drive_off drive_away drive_out turn_back chase_away|
"Drive away potential burglars' "drive away bad thoughts" "dispel doubts" "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
|Related terms:||move banish frighten shoo_off fire clear_the_air rout_out|
|4.||[ verb ] run off as waste|
: "The water wastes back into the ocean"
|Related terms:||run overflow|
|5.||[ verb ] reproduce by xerography|
|Related terms:||reproduce microcopy photostat xerox photocopy|
|6.||[ verb ] run away secretly with one's beloved|
"The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"
|Related terms:||flee elopement|
|7.||[ verb ] (games) decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff|
|Related terms:||compete game|