v. run away, or escape privately, from place or station to which one is bound by duty; run away with a lover
There is a company in Japan whose business is helping people disappear to elope or to escape moneylenders or abusive situations.
Sentence in Classic:
Candide, who had his heart upon his lips, told the Spaniard all his adventures, and avowed that he intended to elope with Miss Cunegonde.
Of course, Suellen would be certain to tell tales tomorrow, but if all went as Scarlett hoped, the excitement of the family over her engagement to Ashley or her elopement would more than overbalance their displeasure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I joined them unexpectedly a day or two before the intended elopement, and then Georgiana, unable to support the idea of grieving and offending a brother whom she almost looked up to as a father, acknowledged the whole to me.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
She had promised to meet Wildeve by the Barrow this very night at eight, to give a final answer to his pleading for an elopement.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context