verb (used without object), fled, flee·ing.
verb (used with object), fled, flee·ing.
Words nearby flee
Origin of flee
OTHER WORDS FROM fleeout·flee, verb (used with object), out·fled, out·flee·ing.un·flee·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fleeflea flee
Examples from the Web for flees
But he loses his backpack in the process and it stays with the cops as he flees down the walkway toward Brooklyn.
Rick flees the underworld, in this case the prison, and returns to the world as a hero.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To try to find some happy ending, in a way, falsifies, flees from the reality.Ron Rosenbaum on Hitler, Hollywood, and Quantifying Evil|William O’Connor|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the wild, killer whales vie for dominance but the subdominant animal then flees the scene and the conflict subsides.‘Blackfish’ Director: Killer Whales Don’t Belong in Captivity|Gabriela Cowperthwaite|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But their attempts to outrun his Secret Service detail end in disaster when Finn hits a woman and flees the scene.‘Mad Men,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Americans’: Reading Prestige TV Dramas as YA Fiction|Alyssa Rosenberg|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Prophet has said: "Seek him who flees from thee; forgive him who injures thee; give to him who does not give to thee."Letters from a Sf Teacher|Shaikh Sharfuddn Maner
Terrified, the monarch deserts his throne, takes his royal consort and flees for his life.
He is often seen sitting or standing, but it is said the minute he is detected he drops on all fours and flees.
"It is remarkable how Mr Snaggs flees from before my face," said a neat, alert, pleasant voice from behind the three parsons.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories|Arnold Bennett
He flees from reality into the world of dreams, and envelops her with the veil of mysteriousness and divinity.The Evolution of Love|Emil Lucka