Definition of "absconding" [absconding]

  • Present participle of abscond. (verb)
  • An instance in which someone absconds. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "absconding" in a sentence
  • "Camilla could now stay no longer; nor could Edgar, though, adoring the hearty joy of Sir Hugh, refuse to aid her in absconding."
  • "If he won't give it, if your employer then overworks you, or starves you or beats you or rapes you instead, and you escape the house in desperation, he may report you to the police for 'absconding' and have you detained."
  • "I'm leaving Ali's rebuke on the cultural politics of "absconding" with an ancient form out of the equation, for the moment."