verb (used without object), e·loped, e·lop·ing.
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On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Daughters who elope and dare to choose their own husbands are also considered dishonorable.
I wanted to elope, but Charles really wants to have a party for our friends.The D.C. Sex Blogger on How She Went From Slut to Housewife|Jessica Cutler|December 10, 2008|DAILY BEAST
At Marsillac's boyish supplication, Ninon consented to elope with him.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
He was frightfully rich, and so she agreed to elope with him.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
She'll make one of the high-flyers, without a grain of sense, and I dare say elope with the coachman.The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe|Amanda Minnie Douglas
"Well, we must elope with fear and trembling or it won't count," he cried.Nedra|George Barr McCutcheon
An apprentice of a cordwainer in the town ran away in 1764, or, as it was worded on the police notice, "did elope from service."From John O'Groats to Land's End|Robert Naylor and John Naylor