Awol vs Elopement - What's the difference?
As an initialism awol
As a noun elopement is
the act of eloping.
(military, and, generic) Absent without leave (permission).
- The Army had a lot of AWOL soldiers.
(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.
* UA – Unauthorized Absence
The act of eloping
* 1814 , Jane Austen, Mansfield Park , chapter 46
* 1869 , Louisa May Alcott, Little Women , chapter 27
- You may not have heard of the last blow-- Julia's elopement ; she is gone to Scotland with Yates.
- ...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.