To flee is defined as to run away from someone or something to get away from something unpleasant.(verb)
When you run away from a ghost, this is an example of a situation where you flee.
See flee in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME fleen < OE fleon: see flow
See flee in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb fled fled (flĕd), flee·ing, flees verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English flen
Origin: , from Old English flēon; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.
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