absent oneself

Definition of absent oneself

formal
:to go or stay away from something
  • He absented himself from the meeting.

Word by Word Definitions

absent play
  1. : not present at a usual or expected place : missing

  2. : not existing : lacking

  3. : showing a lack of attention to what is happening or being said : not attentive

  1. : to keep (oneself) away

  1. : in the absence of (something) : without

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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