Decamp meaning

dĭ-kămp
To depart from a camp or camping ground.
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To break or leave camp.
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To go away suddenly and secretly; run away.
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(intransitive) To break up camp and move on.
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(intransitive) To disappear suddenly and secretly.
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To depart secretly or suddenly.
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Origin of decamp

  • French décamper from Old French descamper to strike camp des- de- camper to camp (from camp camp camp1)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French décamper, Old French descamper.

    From Wiktionary