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adjective, adverb as in absent

adjective, adverb as in absent without leave

adjective, adverb as in missing

adjective, adverb as in truant

noun as in absence

noun as in French leave

noun as in hooky

noun as in truancy

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Example Sentences

The school system declared them AWOL, began docking their pay and locked them out of their virtual classrooms.

It centers on Kanan Jarrus (voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr.), a wisecracking AWOL Jedi and leader of the Ghost crew.

They went AWOL all around the world—from the waters around Antarctica to just off a Japanese Island—for a host of reasons.

But elected Republicans seem AWOL in the fight to take back their party.

During a moment of crisis, Mohammed Morsi was AWOL, sending the wrong signal to Americans and Egyptians alike.

Pauly D takes one for the team and entertains the grenade to The Situation's girl of the moment…until he goes AWOL.

They were easy enough to trace, and the kids gave themselves away by all eight of them being awol from their one o'clock classes.


On this page you'll find 223 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to AWOL, such as: away, missing, removed, vanished, gone, and astray.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.