Synonyms for absconder
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-skond|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈskɒnd|
Définition of absconderOrigin :
- 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.
- noun person who escapes
- He was sent to Rio de Janeiro to bring back an absconder of note.
- Extract from : « From Place to Place » by Irvin S. Cobb
- The first Stockbridge case had been in connection with an absconder.
- Extract from : « Whispering Wires » by Henry Leverage
- He was still on the absconder's trail, though as yet it had not led him very far.
- Extract from : « A Prairie Courtship » by Harold Bindloss
- The first absconder was one Juma, who deserted with half a hundredweight of biscuit that night.
- Extract from : « In Darkest Africa, Vol. 1; or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria » by Henry Morton Stanley
- The absconder is often too inarticulate and ill at ease to give a clear picture of what was in his mind when he went away.
- Extract from : « Broken Homes » by Joanna C. Colcord
- And to travel without a passport was to run the risk of being arrested as an absconder.
- Extract from : « Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 4 (of 14) » by Elbert Hubbard
- The law would claim him as an absconder, and would mete out to him such punishment as was fitting.
- Extract from : « For the Term of His Natural Life » by Marcus Clarke
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