Examples of decamp in a Sentence
She took the papers and decamped.
He decamped to Europe soon after news of the scandal broke.
Recent Examples of decamp from the Web
Both plays begin with a semblance of order and reason, before decamping to an alternative venue where all bets are off and chaos rules.
Nearly 40 years after decamping to Los Angeles, where various snooty law firms spurned him, the scent of Eau de Canarsie still clings to Singer.
Trump recently began decamping to that property some weekends.
The former leader of Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, was forced to leave his longtime base in Damascus, decamping for Doha, where the group received an enthusiastic welcome.
By the 1920s, this was a neighborhood of churches, some new, and others decamped from their original and fiscally more-valuable pioneer locations, in what became the central business district.
Art Center decamped to Hancock Park and then Pasadena.
But because of renovations to Tiger Stadium, the festival has decamped to the Superdome in 2017, in hopes that country fans will follow.
Adding to the tension, a veteran teacher in the school district said many of its high-performing students and involved parents have decamped for the charter.
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Origin and Etymology of decamp
French décamper, from Middle French descamper, from des- de- + camper to camp
First Known Use: 1676See Words from the same year
DECAMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of decamp for English Language Learners
: to leave a place suddenly and secretly
DECAMP Defined for Kids
Definition of decamp for Students
1 : to pack up gear and leave a camp
2 : to go away suddenly As soon as school was out, we decamped to the beach.
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