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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 ?
I had not a notion of her being such a little devil before, she seemed to have all the Vernon milkiness; but on receiving the letter in which I declared my intention about Sir James, she actually attempted to elope; at least, I cannot otherwise account for her doing it.
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.
'Elope!' exclaimed Miss Tomkins, the three teachers, the thirty boarders, and the five servants.
"Yes, that's it, she means to elope with him, but what am I to do?" thought she, recalling all the signs that clearly indicated that Natasha had some terrible intention.
"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.