fugitate

verb

fu·​gi·​tate
ˈfyüjəˌtāt
-ed/-ing/-s

transitive verb

Scots law : to declare judicially to be a fugitive from justice and thereby cause the escheat of the fugitive's movable property to the crown : outlaw

intransitive verb

: to run away

Word History

Etymology

fugit(ive) + -ate (verb suffix)

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“Fugitate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fugitate. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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