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Synonyms for abscond

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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"

    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, come off, bolt, xerox, break camp, decamp, gobble, chase away, photocopy, go over, vamoose, implode, run off, drive out, discharge, run out, make off, bolt out, drive off, drive away, skip, dispel, elope, go off, fire, turn back

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abscond

    decamp, bolt, depart, disappear, steal away, run off, hide, withdraw, retreat

    show, emerge, appear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abscond(v. n.)

    withdraw, flee, fly, decamp, escape, elope, retreat, bolt, make off, steal away, slink away, slip away, run away, run off, sneak off, pack off, effect one's escape

  2. abscond(v. n.)

    hide, secrete one's self

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "abscond":

    escape, flee

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  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.

  2. Cheng Lai-ki:

    Hong Kong police want to reiterate the seriousness of absconding; society will not tolerate criminals who are waiting for court hearing but choose to abscond.

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Translations for abscond

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  • 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
  • தலைமறைவாகTamil
  • çekilmek, tüymek, kaçmak, saklanmak, sıvışmakTurkish
  • 潜逃Chinese

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. plaguey
    • B. pestilent
    • C. pettish
    • D. agreeable

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