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e·lope

 (ĭ-lōp′)
intr.v. e·loped, e·lop·ing, e·lopes
1. To run away with a lover, especially with the intention of getting married.
2. To run away; abscond.

[Perhaps Anglo-Norman aloper, to run away from one's husband with a lover, from Middle Dutch ontlopen, to run away : ont-, away from, along; see ant- in Indo-European roots + lopen, to run.]

e·lope′ment n.
e·lop′er n.

elope

(ɪˈləʊp)
vb
(intr) to run away secretly with a lover, esp in order to marry
[C16: from Anglo-French aloper, perhaps from Middle Dutch lōpen to run; see lope]
eˈlopement n
eˈloper n

e•lope

(ɪˈloʊp)

v.i. e•loped, e•lop•ing.
1. to run off secretly to be married, usu. without the knowledge or consent of one's parents.
2. to abandon one's spouse for a lover.
[1590–1600; Middle English *alopen to run away (whence Anglo-French aloper)]
e•lope′ment, n.
e•lop′er, n.

elope


Past participle: eloped
Gerund: eloping

Imperative
elope
elope
Present
I elope
you elope
he/she/it elopes
we elope
you elope
they elope
Preterite
I eloped
you eloped
he/she/it eloped
we eloped
you eloped
they eloped
Present Continuous
I am eloping
you are eloping
he/she/it is eloping
we are eloping
you are eloping
they are eloping
Present Perfect
I have eloped
you have eloped
he/she/it has eloped
we have eloped
you have eloped
they have eloped
Past Continuous
I was eloping
you were eloping
he/she/it was eloping
we were eloping
you were eloping
they were eloping
Past Perfect
I had eloped
you had eloped
he/she/it had eloped
we had eloped
you had eloped
they had eloped
Future
I will elope
you will elope
he/she/it will elope
we will elope
you will elope
they will elope
Future Perfect
I will have eloped
you will have eloped
he/she/it will have eloped
we will have eloped
you will have eloped
they will have eloped
Future Continuous
I will be eloping
you will be eloping
he/she/it will be eloping
we will be eloping
you will be eloping
they will be eloping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been eloping
you have been eloping
he/she/it has been eloping
we have been eloping
you have been eloping
they have been eloping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been eloping
you will have been eloping
he/she/it will have been eloping
we will have been eloping
you will have been eloping
they will have been eloping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been eloping
you had been eloping
he/she/it had been eloping
we had been eloping
you had been eloping
they had been eloping
Conditional
I would elope
you would elope
he/she/it would elope
we would elope
you would elope
they would elope
Past Conditional
I would have eloped
you would have eloped
he/she/it would have eloped
we would have eloped
you would have eloped
they would have eloped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.elope - run away secretly with one's beloved; "The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"
flee, take flight, fly - run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"

elope

verb run away, leave, escape, disappear, bolt, run off, slip away, abscond, decamp, sneak off, steal away, do a bunk (informal) My girlfriend and I eloped to Gretna Green.
Translations
تَفِرُّ مع عَشيقِها
karata
hlaupast á brott
pabėgimas
slepus aizbēgt
ervandoorgaan
utiecť

elope

[ɪˈləʊp] VI [two persons] → fugarse para casarse
to elope with sb [one person] → fugarse con algn

elope

[ɪˈləʊp] vi [lovers] → s'enfuir ensemble
to elope with sb → s'enfuir avec qn (pour l'épouser)

elope

vidurchbrennen or ausreißen, um zu heiraten (inf)

elope

[ɪˈləʊp] vi (lovers) → fuggire insieme (per sposarsi)

elope

(iˈləup) verb
to run away secretly, especially with a lover.
eˈlopement noun
References in classic literature ?
He endeavored to prevail upon his quondam mistress to elope with him.
I came to warn you that one of your young ladies was going to elope to-night,' replied Mr.
Yes, that's it, she means to elope with him, but what am I to do?
Why, it's true that I am going to marry Gavrila Ardalionovitch, that I love him and intend to elope with him tomorrow," cried Aglaya, turning upon her mother.
Pedrera tried to convince Lobon, with whom he had a secret affair, to elope with him to his place in the Tramo Street area, also in Pasay.
Police in Abbottabad, in Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said the death was a so-called honor killing ordered by a tribal council after the girl allegedly helped a neighbor and her boyfriend elope.
The girl's mother told police her daughter had helped a couple from the nearby village of Makol elope, in defiance of cultural norms.
Natalie |Dormer plays Lady Seymour Worsley, who elopes with her husband's best friend
In addition, 35% of families with children who elope say their children are almost always unable to give their name, address, or phone number.
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