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Related / Similar Words: photocopy, xerox, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run out, bolt, bolt out, beetle off, waste, abscond, absquatulate, decamp, go off, elope

 

Definition:
  • decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff;
  • reproduce by xerography;
  • force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers";
  • leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out";
  • run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean";
  • run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along;
  • run away secretly with one''s beloved; "The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas";

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    Hyponyms: microcopy, photostat, frighten, fire, clear the air, banish, shoo off, shoo, shoo away, levant

     

    Grouped Verbs: rout out, drive out, force out, rouse

     

    Derivational Morphology: runoff, xerox, xerox copy, Xerox, xerographic copier, Xerox machine, photocopier, photocopy, overflow, overspill, waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product, abscondment, decampment, bolt, absconder, elopement

     

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