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Meaning of ELOPEMENT

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the act of running away with a lover (usually to get married)

ELOPEMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: running away



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*lope"ment\, n.
The act of eloping; secret departure; -- said of a woman and
a man, one or both, who run away from their homes for
marriage or for cohabitation.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of eloping is generally unfavorable and means disappointments in love. Dreaming that your lover has eloped with someone else, symbolizes their unfaithfulness and infidelity. For the married, to dream of an elopement means that you hold positions that you are unworthy of.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: absence without leave, absquatulation, AWOL, banns, bolt, bridal, bridal suite, bridechamber, chuppah, church wedding, civil ceremony, civil wedding, decampment, desertion, disappearance, disappearing act, epithalamium, espousals, espousement, exit, flight, forced marriage, French leave, fugitation, Gretna Green wedding, hasty retreat, hegira, honeymoon, hymen, hymeneal, hymeneal rites, marriage, nuptial apartment, nuptial mass, nuptial song, nuptials, prothalamium, quick exit, running away, saffron veil, scramming, shotgun wedding, skedaddle, skedaddling, spousals, wedding, wedding canopy, wedding song, wedding veil