HyperDic: decamp

English > 3 senses of the word decamp:
VERBmotiondecamp, break campleave a camp / camp / camp / camp
motiondecamp, abscond, bolt, absquatulate, run off, go off, make offrun away
motiondecamp, skip, vamooseleave suddenly
decamp > pronunciation
Soundsdahkae'mp
Rhymesamp / AMP ... vamp: 17 rhymes with aemp...
English > decamp: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningLeave a camp / camp / camp / camp.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The hikers decamped before dawn"
Synonymbreak camp
Broaderdepart, take leave, quitgo away or leave
Spanishlevantar el campamento
Nounsdecampmentbreaking camp
English > decamp: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningrun away; usually includes taking something or somebody along.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsabscond, bolt, absquatulate, run off, go off, make off
Narrowerlevantrun off without paying a debt
Broaderflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
Spanishescapar, esfumarse, fugarse
Catalanfugir
Nounsdecampmentthe act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)
English > decamp: 3 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningLeave suddenly.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She persuaded him to decamp"
Synonymsskip, vamoose
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Spanishabrirse, esfumarse, largarse

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