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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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You know their frustration and fear eventually sparked violent confrontations between the traditional license holders and the native int elopers.
That's presumably to stop all those elopers just turning up and insisting on being wed there and then
Perker, they went from one inn to another in an attempt to find the elopers.
A community renowned for cosseting cosy couples has cemented many mutually beneficial relationships over the years But even a town which takes great pride in its reputation as the nation's number one destination for elopers accepts romance has discovered a new home in Gretna.
He was waiting to collect her and the couple then headed for Gretna - not your typical elopers.
Certainly, the Brownings were the most famous couple of elopers in history so they were virtually exiled from England.