simple past tense and past participle of flee
(intransitive) To run away; to escape.
‘The prisoner tried to flee, but was caught by the guards.’;
imp. & p. p. of Flee.
(transitive) To escape from.
‘Many people fled the country as war loomed.’; ‘Thousands of people moved northward trying to flee the drought.’;
Fled is a 1996 American buddy action comedy film directed by Kevin Hooks. It stars Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin as two prisoners chained together who flee during an escape attempt gone bad.
(intransitive) To disappear quickly; to vanish.
‘Ethereal products flee once freely exposed to air.’;
To run away, as from danger or evil; to avoid in an alarmed or cowardly manner; to hasten off; - usually with from. This is sometimes omitted, making the verb transitive.
‘[He] cowardly fled, not having struck one stroke.’; ‘Flee fornication.’; ‘So fled his enemies my warlike father.’;
run away quickly;
‘He threw down his gun and fled’;