Synonyms for decamp

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dih-kamp
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈkæmp

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Définition of decamp

Origin :
  • 1670s, from French décamper (17c.), earlier descamper, from des- (see dis-) + camper (see camp (n.)). Non-military use is from 1751. Related: Decamped; decamping.
  • verb depart suddenly
Example sentences :
  • For my own part, I know of nothing more likely to make them decamp.
  • Extract from : « Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland » by Daniel Turner Holmes
  • Because she was a stranger who was likely to decamp instantly when he let her go?
  • Extract from : « Mary Louise in the Country » by L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
  • Decamp he did, taking with him, perhaps by accident, the costly jewel.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 » by Mrs. Thomson
  • I shall turn her over to Moses, and decamp before she gets there.
  • Extract from : « In Her Own Right » by John Reed Scott
  • I asked, thinking that we might have to decamp, and looking out for a place of safety.
  • Extract from : « A Voyage round the World » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The Emperor, informed of this, ordered them forthwith to decamp.
  • Extract from : « The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. » by John Lothrop Motley
  • When he finds that I have left he will decamp without loss of time.
  • Extract from : « The Red Lottery Ticket » by Fortun Du Boisgobey
  • "This fellow may want to decamp for some reason or other," he said to himself.
  • Extract from : « Felix Holt, The Radical » by George Eliot
  • Then we will cover the guards who are on watch in the clearing, and will order them to decamp.
  • Extract from : « Under the Star-Spangled Banner » by F. S. Brereton
  • They decamp at the same time, and it is very agreeable to observe their flight.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Curiosities » by I. Platts

Antonyms for decamp

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