Definition of flee verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


; fliː
fled, fled
; fled
[intransitive, transitive, no passive]
to leave a person or place very quickly, especially because you are afraid of possible danger
She burst into tears and fled.flee from somebody/something a camp for refugees fleeing from the warflee to…/into… He fled to London after an argument with his family.flee something He was caught trying to flee the country.The driver had already fled the scene of the accident. compare fly v. (13)
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