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Adjective: runaway  'rú-nu,wey
  1. Completely out of control
    "runaway inflation"
Noun: runaway  'rú-nu,wey
  1. An easy victory
    - blowout [N. Amer, informal], romp [informal], laugher, shoo-in [informal], walkaway
     
  2. Someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    "runaways from the sweatshops";
    - fugitive, fleer
Verb: run away  rún u'wey
  1. Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    "If you see this man, run away!";
    - scat [informal], run, scarper [Brit, informal], turn tail [informal], lam [N. Amer, informal], hightail it [N. Amer, informal], bunk [informal], head for the hills [informal], take to the woods [informal], escape, fly the coop [informal], break away, leg it [Brit, informal]
     
  2. Escape from the control of
    "Industry is running away with us all"

Derived forms: ran away, run away, runs away, runaways, running away

See also: run, uncontrolled

Type of: break loose, escape, get away, go away, go forth, individual, leave, mortal, off [informal], person, somebody, someone, soul, triumph, victory

Encyclopedia: Runaway, A Road Adventure