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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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If I had my way, I would run away and elope somewhere.
We might elope if it gets to that point," she added.
Sadly she had a major stroke last year and can't travel if they do elope.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Anna Faris is drawing plans to elope to stay away from the fuss of a huge wedding.
TWO child sweethearts - aged six and seven - are back with their parents after trying to elope to Africa on New Year's Day.
Back in Series Two, bar owner Jack had fallen for Janice and asked her to elope with him -asked her to elope with him - andand now he's back to cause mischief for the married mum.
But I would elope and then have a party," she said.
The car dealer left Albert Square five years ago when wife Peggy discovered his plans to elope with lover Pat.
Brooke Vincent, who plays Sophie, tells us about her plans to elope with Sian ?
NOT that many of us really care, but latest reports are that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are planning to elope.
They had to elope since the society would not have accepted their relationship," Pal said.