flee

  • 1 Flee — Flée Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Flée, commune française de la Côte d Or Flée, ancienne commune française de la Côte d Or, aujourd hui intégrée à Dampierre et Flée Flée, commune… …

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  • 2 Flée — may refer to the following communes in France:* Flée, Côte d Or, in the Côte d Or department * Flée, Sarthe, in the Sarthe department * Dampierre et Flée, in the Côte d Or department * L Hôtellerie de Flée, in the Maine et Loire department * La… …

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  • 3 Flee — (fl[=e]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fled} (fl[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fleeing}.] [OE. fleon, fleen, AS. fle[ o]n (imperf. fle[ a]h); akin to D. vlieden, OHG. & OS. fliohan, G. fliehen, Icel. fl[=y]ja (imperf. fl[=y][eth]i), Dan. flye, Sw. fly (imperf …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 flee — I verb abandon, abscond, absent oneself, clear out, decamp, desert, disappear, effugere, escape, evacuate, evade, fly, fugam petere, hasten away, hide, make an escape, make off, play truant, remove oneself, retire, retreat, run, run away, run off …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 flee — [ fli ] (past tense and past participle fled [ fled ] ) verb intransitive or transitive ** to escape from a dangerous situation or place very quickly: Earthquake victims have been forced to flee their homes. Police caught up with one of the gang …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 flee — meaning ‘to run away, escape’ is most often used in its past tense fled. Flee has a somewhat literary or romantic flavour: • The fourteenth Dalai Lama…has lived in exile in the Indian Himalayas since 1959, when Khamba rebels persuaded him to flee …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 flee — [fli:] v past tense and past participle fled [fled] [I and T] written [: Old English; Origin: flean] to leave somewhere very quickly, in order to escape from danger ▪ His attackers turned and fled. ▪ Masaari spent six months in prison before… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 flee — (v.) O.E. fleon take flight, fly from, avoid, escape (contracted class II strong verb; past tense fleah, pp. flogen), from P.Gmc. *thleukhanan (Cf. O.H.G. fliohan, O.N. flöja, O.Fris. flia, Du. vlieden, Ger. fliehen, Goth. þliuhan to flee ), of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 flee — flee·rish; flee; …

    English syllables

  • 10 flee — /flee/, v., fled, fleeing. v.i. 1. to run away, as from danger or pursuers; take flight. 2. to move swiftly; fly; speed. v.t. 3. to run away from (a place, person, etc.). [bef. 900; ME fleen, OE fleon; c. OHG flichan (G fliehen), Goth thliuhan;… …

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  • 11 flee — fly, Cscape, decamp, abscond Analogous words: evade, elude, avoid, Cscape …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 flee — [v] run away to escape abscond, avoid, beat a hasty retreat*, blow*, bolt*, break, cut and run*, cut out*, decamp, depart, desert, elude, evade, fly, fly the coop*, get*, get away, get the hell out*, hotfoot*, jump, leave, make a getaway*, make… …

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  • 13 flee — ► VERB (flees, fleeing; past and past part. fled) ▪ run away. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 flee — [flē] vi. fled, fleeing [ME fleen < OE fleon: see FLOW] 1. to run away or escape from danger, pursuit, unpleasantness, etc. 2. to pass away swiftly; vanish [night had fled] 3. to move rapidly; go swiftly vt. to run away or try to escape from;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 flee — verb ADVERB ▪ abroad (esp. BrE), across the border, into exile ▪ Hundreds of refugees fled across the border to escape the fighting. ▪ north, south, etc …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Flée — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Flée, commune française de la Côte d Or Flée, ancienne commune française de la Côte d Or, aujourd hui intégrée à Dampierre et Flée Flée, commune française …

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  • 17 Flee — Infobox Album | Name = Flee Type = Album Artist = The Jeremy Spencer Band Released = 1979 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = Label = Atlantic Records Producer = Jeremy Spencer and Michael Fogarty Last album = Jeremy Spencer and the Children (1972)… …

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  • 18 flee */*/ — UK [fliː] / US [flɪ] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms flee : present tense I/you/we/they flee he/she/it flees present participle fleeing past tense fled UK [fled] / US past participle fled a) to escape from a dangerous situation or place …

    English dictionary

  • 19 flee — 01. Thousands of refugees are [fleeing] the area, and the U.N. is afraid war is about to break out. 02. Women [fleeing] an abusive relationship are encouraged to contact the Ministry of Human Resources for help and support. 03. During the Vietnam …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 flee — [[t]fli͟ː[/t]] ♦♦♦ flees, fleeing, fled VERB: no passive If you flee from something or someone, or flee a person or thing, you escape from them. [WRITTEN] He slammed the bedroom door behind him and fled... [V prep/adv] In 1984 he fled to Costa… …

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