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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 ?
We were within a few hours of eloping together for Scotland.
Also, that she had done this on the actual wedding-day, causing annoyance to all, and had clinched the matter by eloping to Jersey City with the prospective bridegroom's own coachman.
There was Bertha Doolittle, old Doolittle's daughter, who had been madly in love with Dartworthy, the rich Bonanza fraction owner; and Dartworthy, in turn, not loving Bertha at all, but madly loving Colonel Walthstone's wife and eloping down the Yukon with her; and Colonel Walthstone himself, madly loving his own wife and lighting out in pursuit of the fleeing couple.
Her family, one of the wealthiest in Devonshire, cut up rough about it, and we eloped--are eloping rather, for on the day that you and I walked to the landing stage to go aboard this steamer she and her faithful servant, a negress, passed us, driving to the ship Morrow.
Her family never suspekted anything and they hung round talking to folks and shaking hands while Miss Jemima Parr and my mothers uncle Thomas were eloping outside.
Nothing but taking him in the very act of eloping, will convince the old lady, sir,' replied Job.
A bench comprising justices J Chelameswar and A M Sapre,spoke to the family members of the Dalit family,two sisters of which were ordered to be raped by the Khap panchayat for a ' crime' their brother committed by eloping with a girl of a higher caste.
Acting on his complaint, the police launched extensive search operations in the area and were finally found the eloping couple.
Runaways Ken and Dot Yale celebrating 50 years together after eloping