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English

Etymology

Old English flēon

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to flee

Third person singular
flees

Simple past
fled

Past participle
fled

Present participle
fleeing

to flee (third-person singular simple present flees, present participle fleeing, simple past and past participle fled)
  1. (intransitive) To run away; to escape.
    The prisoner tried to flee, but was caught by the guards.
  2. (transitive) To escape from.
    Many people fled the country as war loomed.
    Thousands of people moved northward trying to flee the drought.

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Scots

Etymology

Old English flȳġe, flēoge.

Noun

flee

  1. fly

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