encamp

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verb en·camp \ in-ˈkamp , en- \

Definition of encamp

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

Examples of encamp in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of encamp

1563

encamp Synonyms

Synonyms
bivouac, camp (out)
Related Words
sleep out, tent; bed (down); backpack, caravan
Near Antonyms
eject, evict

ENCAMP Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of encamp for English Language Learners

  • : to set up and use a camp



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