Definition Of flee


run away from a place or situation of danger.

a man was shot twice as he fled from five masked youths

Example Of flee

  • A woman and her children fled from a house and took refuge in a nearby shop when a man in the house brandished a bread knife.

  • After three and a half years, his cover was blown and he had to flee the country for his life.

  • all remaining doubt that he was a guerilla began to flee my mind

  • All their neighbours had fled from that place even before the arrival of the rioters.

  • All three men then fled to Argentina, establishing a route for others to follow.

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