Definition of Encamp

1. Verb. Live in or as if in a tent. "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"

Exact synonyms: Bivouac, Camp, Camp Out, Tent
Generic synonyms: Dwell, Inhabit, Live, Populate
Derivative terms: Bivouac, Bivouac, Camp, Camp, Camper, Camping, Encampment, Tent, Tenting



Definition of Encamp

1. v. i. To form and occupy a camp; to prepare and settle in temporary habitations, as tents or huts; to halt on a march, pitch tents, or form huts, and remain for the night or for a longer time, as an army or a company traveling.

2. v. t. To form into a camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters.

Definition of Encamp

1. Verb. To build and/or inhabit a camp or temporary shelter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encamp

1. to set up a camp [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encamp

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encaenia
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encage
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encalm
encalmed
encalming
encalms
encamp (current term)
encamped
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encampment
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encanker
encankered
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encantation
encapsidated
encapsidation
encapsulant
encapsulants

Literary usage of Encamp

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1. Three Expeditions Into the Interior of Eastern Australia: With Descriptions by Thomas Livingstone Mitchell (1839)
"... the direction of my route— Ascend the hill north of Burce—encamp on the ... to the westward— Search for water by moonlight—encamp without any—Follow a ..."

2. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Clinton Unable to Advise General Sullivan Where to encamp His Troops. July 17 1777. Fort Montgomery. Dear Sir, I am favoured with yours* of yesterday, ..."

3. Travels in Siberia by S. S. Hill (1854)
"encamp by a Stream.— Terror of our Horses of the Bear. ... encamp by the Juts.—Renew our Journey at a late Hour.— Hills.—View of the Mountains of Ochota. ..."

4. Sermons by Hugh Blair (1822)
"Though we live in times of established tranquillity, when there is no ground to apprehend that an host shall, in the literal sense, encamp against us; ..."

5. Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River by George Back (1836)
"encamp at Musk-ox Rapid. — Meeting with Mr. M'Leod.—Fate of Williamson. — The Yellow Knives. — encamp on Artillery Lake. — Reach the Ah-hel-dessy. ..."

6. Origin and services of the Coldstream guards by Daniel MacKinnon (1833)
"... Queen Anne—Elector of Hanover ascends the throne—Death of Churchill—Cadogan appointed Colonel of the Coldstream—Guards encamp in Hyde Park—The Chevalier ..."

7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"... encamp'd without the Walls. Provisions also were so scarce with us, that our Men had only a Pint of Meal a Day allowed them, and the Irish in the other ..."

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