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elope

e·lope

elope

 
 
pronunciation:
ih lop
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: eloped, elopes, eloping
definition 1: to run away secretly with a lover, esp. to marry and usu. without the consent of parents or guardians.
definition 2: to run off secretly; abscond.
similar words:
abscond
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derivations: elopement (n.), eloper (n.)
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