run away

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run away

  1. To flee by running
    The crowd had to run away from the burning structure with only the clothes on their backs.
  2. To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
    The little boy was unhappy about having to take a bath every day and decided to run away from home.


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