elope

1. to leave home secretly in order to get married without the permission of…

Meaning of

elope

in English


elope


verb


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iˈloʊp

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iˈləʊp

/


She eloped

with

an

Army


officer

.


Running away and escaping


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(Definition of

elope

from the

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elope

| Intermediate English


elope


verb


[

I

]


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ɪˈloʊp

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(Definition of

elope

from the

Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary


© Cambridge University Press)

Examples

of


elope

elope


Maybe you both want to

elope

and come back and have a party to celebrate?


On average, children were reported missing for just over 40 minutes and were most likely to

elope

from their home, a store or school.

From

TIME


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He assumed a treasure trove, a trousseau, of feminine things, and he eloped with himself.


Turns out, her ex-husband had eloped over the weekend to marry the “other woman” who had existed within their marriage.


The two of you will

elope

a few weeks later.


Royals who

elope

without the royal blessing aren’t removed from succession, but their marriage is void.


Police said the couple that eloped have been tracked and are in a safe place.

From

CNN


Unless you plan on eloping, cutting down the guest list is inevitably one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding.


The two

elope

and move to their own apartment, with elaborate rules to guarantee their privacy, freedom and equality.


Did she tell them to

elope

?


Kids who wandered off were likely to be older, have more severe autism symptoms and have lower intellect and communication scores, compared with autistic children who did not

elope

.

From

TIME


No, wait, they “plan” to

elope

.


As a result, many young couples could not afford a proper marriage and eloped.

These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors.

Translations of

elope

in Chinese (Traditional)
私奔…


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私奔…


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in Spanish
fugarse para casarse, fugarse (para casarse)…


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in Portuguese
fugir para se casar…


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kaçmak, aşığı ile kaçmak…


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s’enfuir (ensemble)…


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utéci (od)…


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stikke af for at gifte sig…


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kawin lari…


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หนีตามกันไป…


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chạy trốn với người yêu…


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uciekać…


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kahwin lari…


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durchbrennen…


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rømme (for å gifte seg)…


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тайно бежать, чтобы пожениться…


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fuggire…


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