Elopement
Elopement E*lope"ment, n. The act of eloping; secret departure; -- said of a woman and a man, one or both, who run away from their homes for marriage or for cohabitation. [1913 Webster]

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  • Elopement — can refer to: *Elopement (dementia) *Elopement (marriage) …   Wikipedia

  • elopement — 1540s, from ELOPE (Cf. elope) + MENT (Cf. ment). (The word was in Anglo French in 14c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • elopement — elope ► VERB ▪ run away secretly in order to get married. DERIVATIVES elopement noun. ORIGIN Old French aloper …   English terms dictionary

  • elopement — noun see elope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • elopement — See elope. * * * …   Universalium

  • elopement — noun The act of eloping …   Wiktionary

  • elopement — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, Gretna Green wedding, absence without leave, absquatulation, banns, bolt, bridal, bridal suite, bridechamber, chuppah, church wedding, civil ceremony, civil wedding, decampment, desertion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • elopement — e lope·ment || mÉ™nt n. act of secretly running away for the purpose of being married …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elopement — elope·ment …   English syllables

  • elopement — See: elope …   English dictionary

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