Synonyms for run away

Synonyms for (verb) run away

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight


Synonyms: run away

Definition: escape from the control of

Usage: Industry is running away with us all

Similar words: escape, break loose, get away

Definition: run away from confinement

Usage: The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison