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Definition of Abscond

Babylon English Dictionary

avoid, evade, dodge; flee secretly, leave discreetly and hide oneself
Abscond Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To hide; to conceal.
  
(v. i.)
To hide, withdraw, or be concealed.
  
(v. i.)
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.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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abscond
\ab*scond"\ (&?;), v. i. [imp. & p. p. absconded; p. pr. & vb. n. absconding.] [l. abscondere to hide; ab, abs + condere to lay up; con + dăre (only in comp.) to put. cf. do.]
1. to hide, withdraw, or be concealed. the marmot absconds all winter.
2. 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. that very homesickness which, in regular armies, drives so many recruits to abscond.
abscond
\ab*scond"\, v. t. to hide; to conceal. [obs.]

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To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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The Devil's Dictionary
Abscond, (v.i.)

To "move in a mysterious way," commonly with the property of another.

Spring beckons! All things to the call respond;
The trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.

Phela Orm
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
(synonym) bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off
(hypernym) flee, fly, take flight
(hyponym) levant
(derivation) abscondment, decampment
Abscond Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Absconding may refer to:
  • Escaping from incarceration or bail
  • A form of swarming (honey bee)

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Abscond Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Law Dictionary
To travel secretly out of the jurisdiction of the courts, or to hidein order to avoid a legal process such as a lawsuit or arrest.