Sentence example with the word 'abscond'


abandon, bow out, cut and run, disappear, fly, jump bail, quit, run, run for it, skedaddle, take take flight, vacate

Definition v. run away

Last update: December 4, 2016


The greedy accountant was caught at the airport before he could abscond with the company’s profits.   [verb]


He absconded from police custody.   [verb]


Since the boys could not pay for their meals, they decided to abscond before the waitress returned with their check.   [verb]


The conclusion which they came to was that the gold-digging passenger was the absconded cashier.   [adjective]


Simply absconded somewhere.   [verb]


'FIVE GUINEAS REWARD 'Whereas a young boy, named Oliver Twist, absconded, or was enticed, on Thursday evening last, from his home, at Pentonville; and has not since been heard of.   [verb]


The phrase "to levant," meaning to abscond, especially of one who runs away leaving debts unpaid, particularly of a betting man or gambler, is taken from the Span.   [Please select]


Absconded a few days ago from our Tobacco Factory.   [Please select]


Meeting with continual opposition, he again absconded, but was followed by his brother to Turin, and taken back to Nancy.   [Please select]


Pryor brought the Skin and flesh of a black bear which he had killed; Collins had also killed a very large variegated bear but his horse having absconded last evening was unable to bring it.   [Please select]

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abscissas - abscond - absconded