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    decamp

    decamp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word decamp

    Definition
    (verb) leave a camp
    Synonyms : break camp
    Example Sentence
    • The hikers decamped before dawn
    Definition
    (verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
    Example Sentence
    • The thief made off with our silver
    • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
    Definition
    (verb) leave suddenly
    Synonyms : skip , vamoose
    Example Sentence
    • She persuaded him to decamp
    • skip town
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decamp

DECAMP=DE+CAMP..'de' is a negative prefix...so when yu are not there in the camp it means yu have ESCAPEd,maybe cos yu have stolen something

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