HyperDic: fugitive

English > 3 senses of the word fugitive:
NOUNperson fugitive, runaway, fleersomeone who flees from an uncongenial situation
person fugitive, fugitive from justicesomeone who is sought by law officers
ADJECTIVEallfugitive, fleeting, momentaneous, momentarylasting for a markedly brief time
fugitive > pronunciation
Soundsfyuw'jhahtihv; fyuw'jhihtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > fugitive: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglasting for a markedly brief time.
Example "fugitive hours"
Synonymsfleeting, momentaneous, momentary
Broadershortprimarily temporal sense
Spanishefímero, fugaz, momentáneo
Catalanefímer, fugaç, fugitiu, momentani
English > fugitive: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who flees from an uncongenial situation.
Example"fugitives from the sweatshops"
Synonymsrunaway, fleer
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishdesertor, fugitivo, tránsfugo
English > fugitive: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice.
Synonymfugitive from justice
NarrowerabsconderA fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution
escapeesomeone who escapes
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

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