HyperDic: abscond

English > 1 sense of the word abscond:
VERBmotionabscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make offrun away
abscond > pronunciation
Rhymesbeyond ... wand: 13 rhymes with aand...
English > abscond: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
Meaningrun away; usually includes taking something or somebody along.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
Synonymsbolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off
Narrowerlevantrun off without paying a debt
Broaderflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
Spanishescapar, esfumarse, fugarse
Nounsabscondera fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution
abscondmentthe act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)

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