English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to run or move quickly
He slammed the bedroom door behind him and fled.
Synonyms
run away
I ran away from home when I was sixteen.
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escape
A prisoner has escaped from a jail in Northern England.
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bolt
They caught the horse 200 yards from where it had bolted.
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fly
I'll have to fly.
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split (slang)
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take off (informal)
He took off at once and headed home.
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get away
They tried to stop him but he got away.
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depart
In the morning Mr McDonald departed for Sydney.
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run off
He then ran off towards a nearby underground railway station.
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make off
They broke free and made off in a stolen car.
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abscond
A dozen inmates have absconded from the jail in the past year.
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decamp
Bugsy decided to decamp to Hollywood from New York.
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take flight
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hook it (slang)
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do a runner (slang)
The accountant did a runner.
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scarper (British, slang)
I've never seen anyone scarper so fast.
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slope off
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cut and run (informal)
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make a run for it
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beat a hasty retreat
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turn tail
I turned tail and fled in the direction of the house.
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fly the coop (US, Canadian, informal)
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make a quick exit
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skedaddle (informal)
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make yourself scarce (informal)
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take a powder (US, Canadian, slang)
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make your escape
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make your getaway
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take it on the lam (US, Canadian, slang)
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take to your heels
He stood, for a moment, then took to his heels.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of abscond
Definition
to run away unexpectedly
A dozen inmates have absconded from the jail in the past year.
Synonyms
fly,
clear out,
flit (informal),
break free or out,
hook it (slang),
do a runner (slang),
steal away,
sneak away,
do a bunk (British, slang),
fly the coop (US, Canadian, informal),
skedaddle (informal),
take a powder (US, Canadian, slang),
go on the lam (US, Canadian, slang),
make your getaway,
do a Skase (Australian, informal),
make or effect your escape
in the sense of bolt
Definition
(of a horse) to run away without control
They caught the horse 200 yards from where it had bolted.
Synonyms
make a break (for it),
do a runner (slang),
fly the coop (US, Canadian, informal),
take a powder (US, Canadian, slang),
take it on the lam (US, Canadian, slang)
in the sense of decamp
Definition
to leave secretly or suddenly
Bugsy decided to decamp to Hollywood from New York.
Synonyms
fly,
flit (informal),
hook it (slang),
sneak off,
do a runner (slang),
scarper (British, slang),
steal away,
do a bunk (British, slang),
fly the coop (US, Canadian, informal),
skedaddle (informal),
hightail it (informal, US),
take a powder (US, Canadian, slang),
take it on the lam (US, Canadian, slang),
do a Skase (Australian, informal)

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