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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 ?
It is of a kind that often occurs in Indian life; where love elopements from tribe to tribe are as frequent as among the novel-read heroes and heroines of sentimental civilization, and often give rise to bloods and lasting feuds.
I have heard what elopements are like," continued Dolokhov with a wink.
It was silly to be writing about love and murder and elopements and mysteries.
not the first founded on paper), and was already deep in the concoction of her story, being unable to decide whether the duel should come before the elopement or after the murder.
On this occasion, Miss Garth -- who, after adopting Norah's opinions, had passed from the one extreme of over-looking Frank altogether, to the other extreme of believing him capable of planning an elopement at five minutes' notice -- volunteered to set forth immediately, and do her best to find the missing young lady.
I took her to the sign of the exquisite, and treated her with an elopement, her name's Emily, and she lives in the east?
But I admit that the cart has got a little in front of the horse, and I grow suddenly alarmed lest the reader should be suspecting me of an elopement, or some such romantic vulgarity.
Thinking that his brother had run away with Christine Daae, Philippe had dashed in pursuit of him along the Brussels Road, where he knew that everything was prepared for the elopement.
Younge, in whose character we were most unhappily deceived; and by her connivance and aid, he so far recommended himself to Georgiana, whose affectionate heart retained a strong impression of his kindness to her as a child, that she was persuaded to believe herself in love, and to consent to an elopement.
The base wretch was still unconvinced and continued to upbraid the justly-offended Sophia in such opprobious Language, that at length he so greatly provoked the gentle sweetness of her Nature, as to induce her to revenge herself on him by informing him of Janetta's Elopement, and of the active Part we had both taken in the affair.
Julia's elopement could affect her comparatively but little; she was amazed and shocked; but it could not occupy her, could not dwell on her mind.
I am sure I cannot say that it HAD, but while Miss Summers declares that Miss Vernon showed no signs of obstinacy or perverseness during her whole stay in Wigmore Street, till she was detected in this scheme, I cannot so readily credit what Lady Susan has made him, and wants to make me believe, that it was merely an impatience of restraint and a desire of escaping from the tuition of masters which brought on the plan of an elopement.