To run away

to flee; to escape; to elope; to run without control or guidance.
- Locke.

See also: Run

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
It was wrong of me to disobey Father and to run away from home.
They both advised me to run away to the north; that I should find friends there, and that I should be free.
He is convinced that her attempt to run away proceeded from no, justifiable cause, and had no provocation.
"It is disgraceful to run away from danger; only cowards are running away from Moscow," they were told.
One thing, in this connection, White Fang quickly learnt, and that was that a thieving god was usually a cowardly god and prone to run away at the sounding of the alarm.
The Congress is now making the BJP-RSS to run away. We will make them run away on Rafale, on agrarian crisis, on employment," he said.
I probably wanted to run away; to go to a place where no one would know me or recognize me.
Rawalpindi -- Cantonment Police arrested two motorcyclists allegedly involved in a dacoity at Saddar Rawalpindi but aerial firing in celebration by police party but one of the accused managed to run away with his motorcycle.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): Patna police on Thursday confirmed that two women from the Aasra Shelter Home in Bihar's Rajeev Nagar managed to run away despite tight security.
Weah says Liberia was 'born' before him and he does not want to be the problem for them to run away.
Police described the conundrum they faced: They knew the underage victim did not belong behind bars, but they also knew it was very easy for a child to run away from the foster care system and be exploited once again.
She had a tantrum (because of some injustices involving a purple shirt and breakfast cereal) and was banished to her bedroom before deciding to run away. Understanding that kids have ups and downs, Grace's mom wisely gave her daughter the space and time she needed to reach her own decision to return home--to open arms.