1. To remove oneself from a group; to move ahead of or away from others.
2. To disengage one's self abruptly; to come or go away against resistance.
1. To remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; SYN. get away.
2. To run away from confinement; SYN. get away, break loose.
To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
ETYM Cf. Spanish levantar to raise, go from one place to another.
To run off without paying a debt.
To run away from a debt.