Synonyms for flee

Synonyms for (verb) flee

Synonyms: take flight, fly, flee

Definition: run away quickly

Usage: He threw down his gun and fled

Similar words: head for the hills, hightail it, escape, fly the coop, lam, break away, bunk, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

Definition: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

Usage: If you see this man, run!; The burglars escaped before the police showed up