run away with

See also: run away



run away with (third-person singular simple present runs away with, present participle running away with, simple past ran away with, past participle run away with)

  1. To leave secretly with another person, often with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.
    She ran away with my best friend.
  2. To steal and get away with it.
    The robber ran away with some valuable paintings.
  3. To be misled.
    Don't run away with the idea that this money will solve all your problems.
  4. To overwhelm, get the better of
    He allowed his emotions to run away with him.
  5. To be superior or outstanding in something.
    Team USA ran away with the medal count.