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elope

[ilōp′]
Etymology: ME, gantlopp, to run away
Usage notes: (informal)
to leave a locked or secured psychiatric institution without notice or permission.

elope

1. To run away secretly with a lover, esp. to marry.
2. To leave a hospital, esp. a psychiatric hospital, without permission.
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In January, 13-year-old Fatima Qourhani eloped with her maternal cousin.
My idea might sound a little far-fetched, but a close re-examination of Eve's temptation before she deliberately eloped with Adam from Paradise surely adds much credence to it.
The investigators mined two databases for all patients who eloped from the emergency department during the years 2002-2006.
Disguised in men's clothing they eloped together, with the help of a trusted servant, in a dramatic escape across the Irish Sea.
A FATHER was today making plans to bring his teenage daughter back to the UK after she eloped with a Turkish barman.
95) Noted textbook author Curren turns to romance with the true story of Lady Eleanor Butler and the Honorable Miss Sarah Ponsonby, who eloped in the late 18th century and lived together more than 50 years.
After Anna eloped several times, it was clear that changes had to be made to the facility.
Mike Nolan, husband of Tracy Nolan, who abandoned her three children in Turkey and eloped with a handsome Jordanian she had just met, says that although he cannot forgive his estranged wife for what she did, protests that she is still not "the worst moth er in the world", as one newspaper dubbed her.
In spite of his ongoing revolt against classical technique, Flindt has not de eloped his methods of parodying ballet.
She was married to Professor Ernest Weekley, an English philologist, and had three children when she met Lawrence and eloped with him in 1912.
Patna: A man was blinded after acid was injected into his eyes because he had eloped with his employer's wife.
A thirteen-year-old girl resident of Qayumabad neighbourhood had recorded her statement to the Korangi Industrial Area police that she was subjected to a gang rape in Defence locality by three men after she eloped from her house with her own wish along with a neighboring female friend.