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synonyms for abscond

  • bolt
  • break
  • decamp
  • disappear
  • escape
  • fade
  • flee
  • get
  • hightail
  • jump
  • leave
  • quit
  • scram
  • skedaddle
  • slip
  • split
  • vamoose
  • vanish
  • beat it
  • clear out
  • cut and run
  • dog it
  • duck out
  • fly the coop
  • go AWOL
  • go south
  • make a break
  • make off
  • make scarce
  • pull out
  • run off
  • skip out
  • sneak away
  • steal away
  • take off
See also synonyms for: absconded
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antonyms for abscond

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  • appear
  • arrive
  • come
  • continue
  • face
  • join
  • remain
  • stay
  • strengthen
  • wait
  • abide
  • endure
  • give up
  • stop
  • yield
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How to use abscond in a sentence

Sehon eventually reappeared, possibly after absconding to Tijuana.
POLITICS REPORT: THE ELECTION AFTER THE ELECTION IS UNDERWAYANDREW KEATTS AND SCOTT LEWISOCTOBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That was then required, and no one could really think I would abscond and leave my old guardian in the lurch.
MILES WALLINGFORDJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
He had settled with Houseman that he would abscond that very night, not wait for the next, as at first he had intended.
EUGENE ARAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Yea, they make a solemn oath to each other not to abscond or conceal the least thing they find amongst the prey.
THE BUCCANEERS IN THE WEST INDIES IN THE XVII CENTURYCLARENCE HENRY HARING
Mexicans also appreciate the pithaya, and servants frequently abscond at that time, in order to get the fruit.
UNKNOWN MEXICO, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)CARL LUMHOLTZ
Could the coolie possibly abscond with a bag of mail under the very eyes of an officer?
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
They are turned out among the gang, without special permanent restraint, and abscond again.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
I wondered what upon earth had become of him, but felt certain he was too true a friend to abscond with my half of the shirt.
TWENTY YEARS OF HUS'LINGJ. P. JOHNSTON
Thinking him about to abscond, I fired—and away he rushed, disappeared in the bushes, and we saw nothing more of him.
THE DIARY OF A HUNTER FROM THE PUNJAB TO THE KARAKORUM MOUNTAINSAUGUSTUS HENRY IRBY
But sometimes the more enterprising of them would abscond and settle down in a village.
THE TRIBES AND CASTES OF THE CENTRAL PROVINCES OF INDIAR. V. RUSSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSCOND

  • abscond
  • bolt
  • break out
  • cut and run
  • decamp
  • depart
  • disappear
  • flee
  • get away
  • hightail
  • make a getaway
  • run away
  • scram
  • take flight
  • vamoose
  • vanish
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