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Verb: flee (fled)  flee
  1. Run away quickly
    "He threw down his gun and fled";
    - fly, take flight, cut and run

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Derived forms: fled, flees, fleeing

Type of: break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam [N. Amer], leg it [Brit], run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

Encyclopedia: Flee, Sarthe