Synonyms for abscond

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ab-skond
Phonetic Transcription : æbˈskɒnd

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Définition of abscond

Origin :
  • 1560s, from Middle French abscondre and directly from Latin abscondere "to hide, conceal, put out of sight," from ab(s)- "away" (see ab-) + condere "put together, store," from com- "together" (see com-) + dere "put," from PIE *dhe- "to put, place, make" (see factitious). The notion is of "to hide oneself," especially to escape debt or the law. Related: Absconded; absconder; absconding.
  • verb run away, depart secretly
Example sentences :
  • His life was safe if either of these men could be persuaded to abscond.
  • Extract from : « The History of England from the Accession of James II. » by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • The great favorites at Court, Priests and Jesuits, fly or abscond.
  • Extract from : « The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume II (of 2) » by John Evelyn
  • One would think there was something wrong—that you were about to abscond.'
  • Extract from : « The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn » by Robert Machray
  • Those likely to abscond, or belonging to other Cantons, are not accepted.
  • Extract from : « The Vagrancy Problem. » by William Harbutt Dawson
  • This was in harmony with her original suspicion, that he intended secretly to abscond.
  • Extract from : « Desperate Remedies » by Thomas Hardy
  • He had cornered her, only to have her abscond into neutral territory.
  • Extract from : « The Cup of Fury » by Rupert Hughes
  • And he could not abscond with the balance, because that would mean the loss of Margaret.
  • Extract from : « Geoffrey Hampstead » by Thomas Stinson Jarvis
  • In November, 1876, Trinquet and some of his comrades managed to abscond in a steamboat.
  • Extract from : « History of the Commune of 1871 » by P. Lissagary
  • He is just the man to abscond with all the money and leave us in the lurch, the scoundrel!
  • Extract from : « Father Goriot » by Honore de Balzac
  • Even if I were to abscond and get rid of my personality altogether, what would be the use of it?
  • Extract from : « Strange Stories » by Grant Allen

Antonyms for abscond

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