Awol vs Elopement - What's the difference?

awol | elopement |

As an initialism awol

is .

As a noun elopement is

the act of eloping.



Alternative forms

* awol * *


  • (military, and, generic) Absent without leave (permission).
  • The Army had a lot of AWOL soldiers.


    (en noun)
  • (military) Absence without proper authority from the properly appointed place of duty, or from unit, organization, or other place of duty at which one is required to be at the time prescribed.
  • (military) A person who holds AWOL status.
  • (generic) Somebody who is absent without permission.
  • (figuratively) Someone or something missing.
  • See also

    * UA – Unauthorized Absence





    (en noun)
  • The act of eloping
  • * 1814 , Jane Austen, Mansfield Park , chapter 46
  • You may not have heard of the last blow-- Julia's elopement ; she is gone to Scotland with Yates.
  • * 1869 , Louisa May Alcott, Little Women , chapter 27
  • ...Jo...was already deep in the concoction of her story, being unable to decide whether the duel should come before the elopement or after the murder.