usage: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
4. elope, run off, flee, fly, take flight
usage: run away secretly with one's beloved; "The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"
5. waste, run off, run, flow, feed, course
usage: run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
6. photocopy, run off, xerox, reproduce
usage: reproduce by xerography
7. run off, compete, vie, contend
usage: decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff