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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 [informal]

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Derived forms: flees, fled, fleeing

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

Encyclopedia: Flee, Sarthe