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Abscond

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Verb (intransitive)
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ab=scond

CIDE DICTIONARY

Abscondv. i. [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + dăre (only in comp.) to put. Cf. Do.].
  •  To hide, withdraw, or be concealed.  [1913 Webster]
    "The marmot absconds all winter."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To depart clandestinely; to steal off and secrete one's self; -- used especially of persons who withdraw to avoid a legal process; as, an absconding debtor.  [1913 Webster]
    "That very homesickness which, in regular armies, drives so many recruits to abscond."  [1913 Webster]
Abscondv. t. 
     To hide; to conceal.  Bentley.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Abscond, v.intr. depart hurriedly and furtively, esp. unlawfully or to avoid arrest.

Derivative
absconder n.
Etymology
L abscondere (as AB-, condere stow)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

Abscond

v.i. To "move in a mysterious way," commonly with the property of another.


Spring beckons! All things to the call respond;
The trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Phela Orm

THESAURUS

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, turn tail, vacate, vanish, withdraw

ROGET THESAURUS

Abscond

Avoidance

VB abstain, refrain, spare, not attempt, not do, maintain the even tenor of one's way, eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do with, keep aloof keep off, stand aloof, stand off, hold aloof, hold off, take no part in, have no hand in, avoid, shun, steer clear of, keep clear of, fight shy of, keep one's distance, keep at a respectful distance, keep out of the way, get out of the way, evade, elude, turn away from, set one's face against, deny oneself, shrink back, hang back, hold back, draw back, recoil, retire, flinch, blink, blench, shy, shirk, dodge, parry, make way for, give place to, beat a retreat, turn tail, turn one's back, take to one's heels, runaway, run for one's life, cut and run, be off like a shot, fly, flee, fly away, flee away, run away from, take flight, take to flight, desert, elope, make off, scamper off, sneak off, shuffle off, sheer off, break away, tear oneself away, slip away, slink away, steel away, make away from, scamper away from, sneak away from, shuffle away from, sheer away from, slip cable, part company, turn one's heel, sneak out of, play truant, give one the go by, give leg bail, take French leave, slope, decamp, flit, bolt, abscond, levant, skedaddle, absquatulat, cut one's stick, walk one's chalks, show a light pair of heels, make oneself scarce, escape, go away, abandon, reject, lead one a dance, lead one a pretty dance, throw off the scent, play at hide and seek, Adj, unsought, unattempted, avoiding, neutral, shy of, elusive, evasive, fugitive, runaway, shy, wild.

Departure

VB depart, go away, take one's departure, set out, set off, march off, put off, start off, be off, move off, get off, whip off, pack off, go off, take oneself off, start, issue, march out, debouch, go forth, sally forth, sally, set forward, be gone, hail from, leave a place, quit, vacate, evacuate, abandon, go off the stage, make one's exit, retire, withdraw, remove, vamoose, vamose, go one's way, go along, go from home, take flight, take wing, spring, fly, flit, wing one's flight, fly away, whip away, embark, go on board, go aboard, set sail' put to sea, go to sea, sail, take ship, hoist blue Peter, get under way, weigh anchor, strike tents, decamp, walk one's chalks, cut one's stick, take leave, say good bye, bid goodbye, disappear, abscond, entrain, inspan.


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