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Abscond

Abscond Meaning & Definition
Abscond Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abscond?

[v] run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abscond: absquatulate | bolt | decamp | go off | run off

Related Terms | Find terms related to 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 flight | take French leave | take to flight | take wing | turn tail | vacate | vanish | withdraw

See Also | flee | fly | levant | take flight

Abscond In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*scond"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Absconded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Absconding}.] [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + d[a^]re (only in comp.) to put. Cf. {Do}.] 1. To hide, withdraw, or be concealed. The marmot absconds all winter. --Ray. 2. 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. That very homesickness which, in regular armies, drives so many recruits to abscond. --Macaulay.
\Ab*scond"\, v. t. To hide; to conceal. [Obs.] --Bentley.

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