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From the Latin abscondere, present active infinitive of abscondō (hide); formed from abs, ab + condō (lay up; hide), from con (with) +  (put). Cognate with sconce (a type of light fixture).

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Infinitive
to Abscond

Third person singular
Absconds

Simple past
Absconded

Past participle
Absconded

Present participle
Absconding

to Abscond (third-person singular simple present Absconds, present participle Absconding, simple past and past participle Absconded)
  1. (intransitive) To hide; to withdraw; to be concealed :
    • The rabbit absconds to avoid detection from predators
  2. (intransitive) To depart secretly; to steal away, particularly to avoid arrest or prosecution :
  3. (intransitive) To withdraw from, to leave from; to hide from :
    • She absconded the feast.
    • The captain absconded his responsibility.
  4. (transitive) (obsolete) To hide [something], to conceal [something]; to take away [something] :
    • They try to abscond his wages [...]” — National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Inc, 15 February 2005 news release [1].

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am:abscond ar:abscond et:abscond fa:abscond ko:abscond io:abscond it:abscond kn:abscond ka:abscond hu:abscond ml:abscond pt:abscond fi:abscond ta:abscond te:abscond th:abscond tr:abscond uk:abscond vi:abscond

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