Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: abscond
IPA transcription: [æbsk'ɑnd]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run_off, go_off, make_off
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • Heaven knows I was willing to pay for it if I had to abscond with a national bank to get the money."
  • In country places, where rabbits are abundant,--and, we may add, the smaller, but not less destructive, rodents, and a variety of feathered game,--the barn-door cat is sometimes tempted to abscond and take to a romantic and semi-wild life in the woods.