elope elope  /ɪ ˈloʊp/


  • (v) run away secretly with one's beloved


  1. As a child, the magician had met and fallen in love with a young duchess and schemed to elope with her.
  2. Machiko attempts suicide but is saved at the last moment by Haruki, who begs her to elope.
  3. Many a bride and groom have decided to elope rather than put their feuding relatives or their families' latest love interests in the same room.


  1. Carolyn Hax: Is skipping the wedding another relationship compromise?

    She would like to have a ceremony; he’d rather elope. She wonders if their disagreement is a sign.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Protective Dad Uses Facebook To Catch Potential Kidnapper

    A protective dad in Washington used Facebook to catch a 30-year-old who planned to elope with his 15-year-old daughter. The teenager’s mom posed as her daughter and talked to alleged kidnapper Jason D. Richards on Facebook. She persuaded him to meet her in an alley behind the house. The dad and a couple of his friends... Read more » Protective Dad Uses Facebook To Catch Potential Kidnapper is a ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. Heaping confidence on 'Odipolaama', one of her forthcoming films, Sandhya says, "It's about a young man and woman, who are not in love, but elope. What made them run away from home and what happened to their lives is the crux."
    on Dec 17, 2009 By: Sandhya Source: IndiaGlitz

  2. Sacre spoke to Digital Spy about his impending nuptials: "I'm so bored of them...... No, it's great! She's very organised, I'm not! It's a nightmare - I'd rather elope!"
    on May 10, 2010 By: Kevin Sacre Source: RTE.ie

  3. "We just decided that with both of our schedules, it would be better to elope," Williams said.
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Shelden Williams Source: Sacramento Bee

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