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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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We made the best decision that I could ever think of - we are just going to slip off and elope," Contactmusic quoted her as telling Us magazine.
NOT that many of us really care, but latest reports are that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are planning to elope.
But I would elope and then have a party," she said.
She left Papa and Vic at the church railings to elope with Bob, ending days of speculation about the identity of her TV husband.
Gardai had launched a massive search after a 25-year-old African tried to elope with innocent Stephanie Domingos.
Coronation Street's answer to Romeo and Juliet, played by Adam Rickitt and Jane Danson, elope to Scotland for a secret wedding.
AN explosive incest storyline is set to rock Fair City when siblings Floyd and Heather fall for each other and try to elope.
They had to elope since the society would not have accepted their relationship," Pal said.
According to a US newspaper Douglas is vowing to elope with pregnant Catherine unless his mum and dad make peace.
Natalie |Dormer plays Lady Seymour Worsley, who elopes with her husband's best friend