Synonyms for absconded

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

Définition of absconded

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.
  • adj left quickly
Example sentences :
  • It will be remembered that Mary Brady had absconded with Biddy.
  • Extract from : « The Macdermots of Ballycloran » by Anthony Trollope
  • Some traitor who didn't get his 'd absconded with the 'ficial one, Tommie said.
  • Extract from : « Sonnie-Boy's People » by James B. Connolly
  • He formed one of the second party who absconded from Macquarie Harbour .
  • Extract from : « The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2) » by John West
  • My paid servant has absconded from my service, and I have come to get him.
  • Extract from : « The Strange Adventure Of James Shervinton » by Louis Becke
  • Bankers and goldsmiths (then often doing a banking business) absconded daily.
  • Extract from : « The Humbugs of the World » by P. T. Barnum
  • The cashier in question has disappeared and is supposed to have absconded to the north.
  • Extract from : « Boycotted » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Smith absconded, and a reward of £50 was offered for his capture.
  • Extract from : « Recollections of Old Liverpool » by A Nonagenarian
  • I left word I should call the next day—I did so—she had absconded.
  • Extract from : « What Will He Do With It, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Fruitlessly he endeavoured to shift the crime on his son, who had absconded.
  • Extract from : « Sir Walter Ralegh » by William Stebbing
  • If he were not implicated in the crime, why had he absconded?
  • Extract from : « The Place of Dragons » by William Le Queux

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