fled


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fled

 (flĕd)
v.
Past tense and past participle of flee.

fled

(flɛd)
vb
the past tense and past participle of flee1

flee

(fli)

v. fled, flee•ing. v.i.
1. to run away, as from danger or pursuers; take flight.
2. to move or pass swiftly; fly; speed.
v.t.
3. to run away from.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English flēon; c. Old Saxon fliohan, Old High German flichan]
Translations

flee

(fliː) verbpast tense, past participle fled (fled)
to run away (from danger). He fled the danger.
References in classic literature ?
The little dryad long since fled away weeping,--fled away, said evil tongues, fled away to the town.
Everywhere Kutuzov retreated, but the enemy without waiting for his retreat fled in the opposite direction.
Now this youth is fled," said the headman, "and yet none saw him fly
A slave named Androcles once escaped from his master and fled to the forest.
It was in the old days of the Russian occupancy of Alaska, when the nineteenth century had run but half its course, that Negore fled after his fleeing tribe and came upon it this summer night by the head waters of the Pee-lat.
He had fled, he told himself, because annihila- tion approached.
I fled to an angle of the wall and crouched upon the floor.
In despair, he turned and fled from the oncoming soldiery.
Before them the natives fled in alarm, so that they found only deserted villages in their path as they proceeded.
Life promised only somewhere else, in the high hills and remote bush whither the tribe had already fled.
But Cathullin, beaten and ashamed, fled to hide himself: "bending, weeping, sad and slow, and dragging his long spear behind, Cathullin sank in Cromla's wood, and mourned his fallen friends.
But for you, O my children, whose lives are but newly begun, the wickedness, unkindness, and ingratitude from which I fled are before you.