Synonyms and related words:
abscond, absquatulate, avoid, beat a retreat, begone, bolt, break, break camp, clear out, cut and run, depart, desert, dog it, elope, elude, escape, evade, exit, flee, fly, fugitate, go, go AWOL, hightail, jump, jump bail, kite, lam, leave, levant, make off, powder, pull up stakes, quit, retire, run, run away, run away from, run away with, run for it, run off, scape, scram, show the heels, shun, skedaddle, skip, skip out, slip the cable, split, strike camp, take French leave, take a powder, take flight, take off, take to flight, take wing, turn tail, vamoose, withdraw

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  • Decamp — De*camp , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Decamped} (?; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Decamping}.] [F. d[ e]camper; pref. d[ e] (L. dis) + camp camp. See {Camp}.] 1. To break up a camp; to move away from a camping ground, usually by night or secretly. Macaulay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decamp — index abandon (physically leave), abduct, abscond, depart, disappear, escape, evacuate, flee, leave ( …   Law dictionary

  • Decamp — Désigne celui qui est originaire d un lieu dit (le) Camp (= le champ). Il est fréquent dans le Nord Pas de Calais et dans l Oise. Variantes : Decampe, Decamps …   Noms de famille

  • decamp — 1670s, from Fr. décamper (17c.), earlier descamper, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + camper (see CAMP (Cf. camp) (1)). Non military use is from 1751. Related: Decamped; decamping …   Etymology dictionary

  • decamp — *escape, flee, fly, abscond Analogous words: depart, quit, leave, *go: elude, evade, *escape, shun, avoid …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • decamp — [v] depart suddenly beat it, bolt, break camp, clear out, depart, disappear, escape, evacuate, flee, head for the hills*, hightail*, hit the road*, make a break for it, make oneself scarce*, make tracks*, run away, scram, skedaddle*, slip away,… …   New thesaurus

  • decamp — ► VERB ▪ depart suddenly or secretly …   English terms dictionary

  • decamp — [dē kamp′, dikamp′] vi. [Fr décamper, to break camp: see DE & CAMP] 1. to break or leave camp 2. to go away suddenly and secretly; run away decampment n …   English World dictionary

  • DeCamp — Joseph Rodefer DeCamp Joseph Rodefer DeCamp (auch De Camp; * 5. November 1858 in Cincinnati; † 11. Februar 1923 in Boca Grande, Florida) war ein US amerikaner Maler des Tonalismus und Impressionismus. DeCamp studierte gemeinsam mit Frank Duveneck …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • decamp — [[t]dɪkæ̱mp[/t]] decamps, decamping, decamped VERB If you decamp, you go away from somewhere secretly or suddenly. Bugsy decided to decamp to Hollywood from New York …   English dictionary

  • decamp — UK [dɪˈkæmp] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms decamp : present tense I/you/we/they decamp he/she/it decamps present participle decamping past tense decamped past participle decamped 1) to leave a place in order to live or work somewhere else… …   English dictionary

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