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To leave a place or person quickly or suddenly - thesaurus

Synonyms

run off

to suddenly leave a place or person

dash off

to leave quickly or suddenly because you are in a hurry

make off

to leave quickly, especially after doing something wrong

abandon

verb

informal to suddenly leave someone that you are with

take off

informal to leave a place suddenly

clear off

to leave a place quickly

shoot off

to leave a place quickly or suddenly

scoot

verb

informal to leave or go somewhere very quickly

clear out

informal to leave a place quickly and often permanently

fly

verb

formal to leave a place suddenly in order to escape from a difficult or dangerous situation

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abscond

verb

formal to suddenly leave a place and take something with you that does not belong to you

blow

verb

Americanvery informal to leave a place quickly

boogie

verb

Americanspoken to leave or move somewhere quickly

bug out

informal to leave quickly

decamp

verb

to leave a place quickly because you have done something wrong

do a bunk

to leave suddenly without telling anyone where you are going

do a runner

to leave quickly without paying for something or in order to avoid trouble

get the hell out

to leave a place as quickly as you can

scarper

verb

Britishinformal to leave a place very quickly and suddenly

scram

verb

informal to leave a place quickly and immediately

shoot through

to leave a place, usually suddenly

skedaddle

verb

very informal to leave a place quickly

slam out

to leave a place quickly and angrily

take wing

to leave in a sudden way

throw up

to suddenly leave something such as your job or your home

you would not see someone for dust

used for saying that someone would leave a place very quickly in order to avoid trouble or responsibility

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