Definitions for abscondæbˈskɒnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off(verb)

    run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

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


  1. abscond(Verb)

    To flee; to withdraw from.

  2. abscond(Verb)

    To depart secretly; to hide from; to steal away, particularly to avoid arrest or prosecution :

  3. abscond(Verb)

    To hide [something], to conceal [something]; to take away [something] :

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1565.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abscond(verb)

    to hide, withdraw, or be concealed

  2. Abscond(verb)

    to depart clandestinely; to steal off and secrete one's self; -- used especially of persons who withdraw to avoid a legal process; as, an absconding debtor

  3. Abscond(verb)

    to hide; to conceal

  4. Origin: [L. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + dre (only in comp.) to put. Cf. Do.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abscond

    abs-kond′, v.i. to hide, or quit the country, in order to escape a legal process. [L. abscondĕre, abs, from or away, condĕre, to hide.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abscond in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abscond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andy Burnham:

    The system has failed because it allowed him to abscond to Syria, even if the correct procedures were followed, I have evidence that they were far too weak.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • укривам се, измъквам се, заминавам тайно, избягвам, отдръпвам се отBulgarian
  • davonmachen, verstecken, zurückziehenGerman
  • evadir, fugarse, huir, fugarSpanish
  • گريختن, پنهان شدنPersian
  • karataFinnish
  • lateo, latitoLatin
  • vertrekken, wegrennenDutch
  • stikke av, rømmeNorwegian
  • zbiec, ukryć się przed, uniknąć, uciec od, uciecPolish
  • esconder, ocultar, se, evadir, fugirPortuguese
  • избегать, скрыва́ть, уклонятьсяRussian
  • rymma, lämna, avvika, gömma sigSwedish
  • çekilmek, tüymek, kaçmak, saklanmak, sıvışmakTurkish

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