Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun running_away

1 sense of running away

Sense 1
running away -- (the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb run_away

2 senses of run away

Sense 1
scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away -- (flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

Sense 2
run away -- (escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all")
       => escape, get away, break loose -- (run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison")

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