(USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money.
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Abscond definition, to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid
capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money.
First appearing in English in the 16th century, abscond derives from Latin
abscondere, meaning "to hide away," a product of the prefix ab- and condere, a
Abscond is to escape, often taking something along. As a kid, you may have
absconded from your lemonade stand — with the coffee can of cash in hand, and
1 Leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to escape from custody or avoid arrest: '
the barman absconded with a week's takings'. '176 detainees absconded'.
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abscond definition, meaning, what is abscond: to go away suddenly and secretly
in order to escape from somewhere: . Learn more.
intr.v. ab·scond·ed, ab·scond·ing, ab·sconds. To leave quickly and secretly and
hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
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