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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abscond mean? 

ABSCOND (verb)
  The verb ABSCOND has 1 sense:

1. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

  Familiarity information: ABSCOND used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ABSCOND (verb)

Sense 1abscond [BACK TO TOP]


Run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming


abscond; absquatulate; go off; make off; run off; decamp; bolt

Context examples:

The thief made off with our silver / the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe

Hypernyms (to "abscond" is one way to...):

flee; fly; take flight (run away quickly)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "abscond"):

levant (run off without paying a debt)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

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