Flee definitions

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To flee is defined as to run away from someone or something to get away from something unpleasant.

When you run away from a ghost, this is an example of a situation where you flee.

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To run away, as from trouble or danger.

Fled from the house into the night.

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To pass swiftly away; vanish.
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To run away from.

Flee the scene of an accident.

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To run away or escape from danger, pursuit, unpleasantness, etc.
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To pass away swiftly; vanish.

Night had fled.

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To move rapidly; go swiftly.
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To run away or try to escape from.
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(intransitive) To run away; to escape.

The prisoner tried to flee, but was caught by the guards.

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To escape from.

Many people fled the country as war loomed.

Thousands of people moved northward trying to flee the drought.

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(intransitive) To disappear quickly; to vanish.

Etherical products flee once freely exposed to air.

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Origin of flee

Middle English flen from Old English flēon pleu- in Indo-European roots