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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 ?
What I mean is, if anyone talks to you about it, please don't contradict it if they say he eloped with somebody.
On the quarter-deck, the mates and harpooneers were dancing with the olive-hued girls who had eloped with them from the Polynesian Isles; while suspended in an ornamented boat, firmly secured aloft between the foremast and mainmast, three Long Island negroes, with glittering fiddle-bows of whale ivory, were presiding over the hilarious jig.
Kenwigs and Susan, yesterday was a week she eloped with a half-pay captain
Eloped with a half-pay captain,' repeated Mr Lillyvick, 'basely and falsely eloped with a half-pay captain.
From various conversations, at odds and ends of spare time, I discovered that Doctor Dulcifer had begun life as a footman in a gentleman's family; that his young mistress had eloped with him, taking away with her every article of value that was her own personal property, in the shape of jewelry and dresses; that they had lived upon the sale of these things for some time; and that the husband, when the wife's means were exhausted, had turned strolling-player for a year or two.
But, as the law hath foolishly omitted this office of vice-husband, or guardian to an eloped lady, and as malice is apt to denominate him by a more disagreeable appellation, it was concluded that his lordship should perform all such kind offices to the lady in secret, and without publickly assuming the character of her protector.
There was a desk pushed back against the wall, which the irregular ceiling eloped down to meet behind it, and at my left was a window, which gave a good light on the writing-leaf of my desk.
As you say, we have had dull times since the steel and grindstone eloped and left us.
As soon as it was recognised and carried home, the faithful valet, true to his master's creed, eloped with all the cash and movables he could lay his hands on, and started as a finished gentleman upon his own account.
Why, it was from Melthorpe, which is only two miles from here, that Lady Belton eloped with Lord Fethersdale.
How do you know that she is not really in love with that--that rich cad--the man she eloped with?
He is the man with whom you eloped that day when you gave us all such a fright--Mr.