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abscond (v.)

"depart suddenly and secretly," especially to escape debt or the law, 1560s, from French abscondre "to hide" and directly from Latin abscondere "to hide, conceal, put out of sight," from assimilated form of ab "off, away from" (see ab-) + condere "put together, store," from assimilated form of com- "together" (see com-) + -dere "put" (from PIE root *dhe- "to put, place"). Related: Absconded; absconder; absconding.

Origin and meaning of abscond

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Definitions of abscond from WordNet

abscond (v.)
run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along;
the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
Synonyms: bolt / absquatulate / decamp / run off / go off / make off
From wordnet.princeton.edu