Definitions for run off

Definitions for (verb) run off

Main entry: run off

Definition: decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff

Main entry: photocopy, xerox, run off

Definition: reproduce by xerography

Main entry: turn back, chase away, run off, drive away, drive off, drive out, dispel

Definition: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

Usage: Drive away potential burglars; drive away bad thoughts; dispel doubts; The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers

Main entry: run off, run out, beetle off, bolt, bolt out

Definition: leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

Usage: The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas; When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out

Main entry: waste, run off

Definition: run off as waste

Usage: The water wastes back into the ocean

Main entry: run off, bolt, make off, decamp, go off, abscond, absquatulate

Definition: run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

Usage: The thief made off with our silver; the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe

Main entry: run off, elope

Definition: run away secretly with one's beloved

Usage: The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas

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