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elope with (someone)

To marry someone suddenly and secretively. I wish I could just elope with my fiance, but my family is insistent that I have a big wedding.
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elope with someone

to sneak away with someone and get married without much ceremony. Sally eloped with Tom, and everyone was surprised. I don't want to elope with Juan. I want a church wedding.
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Of those who attempted to elope, 53 percent of children with ASD went missing long enough to cause concern.
Justin is said to be keen on a ceremony back in Hollywood but his fiancee, 43, is keen to elope.
Washington, May 10 ( ANI ): Helen Keller, whose remarkable story as the first deaf and blind person to obtain a bachelor's degree is widely known thanks to the film 'The Miracle Worker', had a love affair in her 30s, became secretly engaged and tried to elope with the man she loved, a new book has claimed.
Ever since she was a little girl, my daughter has been dreaming of a formal church wedding with all the trappings so any idea of convincing her to take the cash and elope to Vegas had as much chance of success as getting Michael Moore to vote Republican this November.
HOLLYWOOD'S most watched couple, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, were at the centre of fresh wedding rumours after a friend said they were about to elope.
This time, say friends, she wants to elope for a midnight wedding in Las Vegas.
AN American lawyer who tried to elope with a British schoolgirl he met on the Internet was sent back to the US yesterday.
Opposition to their marriage led the pair to elope, but later elders encouraged them to return home, the police official said.
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Singer Jessica Simpson has revealed that she wants to have a low-key wedding with her NFL fiance Eric Johnson and that they might even elope.
TWO child sweethearts - aged six and seven - are back with their parents after trying to elope to Africa on New Year's Day.
Back in Series Two, bar owner Jack had fallen for Janice and asked her to elope with him -asked her to elope with him - andand now he's back to cause mischief for the married mum.