E·lope v. i. [imp. & p. p. Eloped p. pr. & vb. n. Eloping.] To run away, or escape privately, from the place or station to which one is bound by duty; -- said especially of a woman or a man, either married or unmarried, who runs away with a paramour or a sweetheart.
Great numbers of them [the women] have eloped from their allegiance. --Addison.
v : run away secretly with one's beloved; "The young couple
eloped and got married in Las Vegas" [syn: run off]