Synonyms to turn tail

abscond, abandon, absquatulate, beat a retreat, bolt, bow out, break, bunk, clear out, cut and run, decamp, depart, desert, disappear, elope, evacuate, flee, fly, fugitate, go, go AWOL, jump, jump bail, leave, levant, make off, quit, remove, retire, retreat, run, run away, run away from, run away with, run for it, run off, scape, show the heels, skedaddle, skip, skip out, slip the cable, take French leave, take flight, take to flight, take wing, vacate, vanish, withdraw, dog it, lam, powder, split, take a powder, take off, AWOL, French leave, Irish confetti, Jupiter Fulgur, Thor, absence without leave, absquatulation, apostacize, apostasy, apostatize, arrow, arrowhead, articulate, assort, attach, backsliding, bale, ball ligh