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Present participle for to retreat or escape from something frightening, dangerous or undesirable
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“This behavior caused the second grown man also to run off in fear.”
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Present participle for to expel or send away, especially permanently
“He also says he is working with local police to run off any miscreants in the area around the Marhaura site.”
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Present participle for to elope or run away with someone
“He has only one unmarried daughter left, and I predict she'll run off with her beau the first chance she gets.”
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Present participle for to steal something (and then escape or run off with it)
“I felt any boy under such circumstances would be tempted to run off with the money, knowing he probably would never be caught.”
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Present participle for copy
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Present participle for to produce literature, typically in large quantities
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Present participle for to give an enumerated account of
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Present participle for to leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
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Present participle for to forcefully remove someone from somewhere
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Present participle for to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
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Present participle for to draw or drain (liquid) from a source
Noun
An act of breaking free from confinement, danger or control
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