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    run off - Dictionary definition and meaning for word run off

    Definition
    (verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
    Example Sentence
    • The thief made off with our silver
    • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
    Definition
    (verb) leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
    Synonyms : beetle off , bolt , bolt out , run out
    Example Sentence
    • The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas
    • When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out
    Definition
    (verb) force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    Example Sentence
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
    Definition
    (verb) run away secretly with one's beloved
    Synonyms : elope
    Example Sentence
    • The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas
    Definition
    (verb) run off as waste
    Synonyms : waste
    Example Sentence
    • The water wastes back into the ocean
    Definition
    (verb) reproduce by xerography
    Synonyms : photocopy , xerox
    Definition
    (verb) decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff
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