Definition of Absconds

1. Verb. (third-person singular of abscond) ¹



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Definition of Absconds

1. abscond [v] - See also: abscond

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Absconds

abscission layers
abscission zone
abscission zones
abscissiones infiniti
abscissions
abscissæ
abscond
absconded
abscondence
abscondences
absconder
absconders
absconding
abscondings
abscondment
absconds (current term)
absconsio
abscopal
abscopal effect
abseil
abseiled
abseiler
abseilers
abseiling
abseils
absence
absence makes the heart grow fonder
absence of mind
absence seizure
absence seizures

Literary usage of Absconds

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1. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till by John Campbell Campbell (1874)
"He absconds. When the members of both Houses had assembled in Westminster Hall, and the King had taken his place on the throne, the five Lords, ..."

2. Men of Our Times; Or, Leading Patriots of the Day: Being Narratives of the by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1868)
"... to Write—Hires his Time, and absconds—Becomes a Free Working-Man in New Bedford— Marries—Mr. Douglass on Garrison—Mr. Douglass' Literary Career. ..."

3. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"... absconds—attempted Suicide—condemned to the Treadmill—lie-condemnation by order of the Prefect ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Banks and Banking by John Torrey Morse, Frank Parsons (1888)
"after refusal, the drawer checks out the money himself and absconds, or is found to be utterly worthless ; the holder 1 Vent. 318. ..."

5. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"Goodman, the evidence, absconds. Thursday, 5 Nov.—Paris letters say that Birkenhead, who made his escape out of Newgate to France, and returning back to ..."

6. Lake Ngami, Or, Explorations and Discoveries During Four Years' Wanderings by Charles John Andersson, John Charles Frémont (1857)
"... AUTHOR SHOOTS A GIRAFFE SPLENDID MIRAGE THE FAS-PALM THE GUIDE absconds—COMMOTION AMONGST THE NATIVES ARRIVE AT ..."

7. The Law of Collateral Attack on Judicial Proceedings by John McKee Van Fleet (1892)
"Material allegations omitted— "absconds " — Amount — Fraudulent refusal to pay— Freeholder — Intent to defraud—Justify belief. 271. Affidavit wanting. ..."

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