encamp


en·camp

verb \in-ˈkamp, en-\

: to set up and use a camp

Full Definition of ENCAMP

intransitive verb
:  to set up or occupy a camp
transitive verb
:  to place or establish in a camp

Examples of ENCAMP

  1. <the hike will take several days, and we plan to encamp along the trail>
  2. <as the hurricane raged outside, the stranded tourists were encamped overnight in the high school gym>

First Known Use of ENCAMP

1563

Related to ENCAMP

Synonyms
bivouac, camp (out)

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