decamp decamp  /də ˈkæmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) leave a camp
  2. (v) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
  3. (v) leave suddenly

Usage(s):

  1. There are locals who, reaching a certain age, decamp with their oxygen bottles to Denver.
  2. He grew tired of watching his students decamp for New York City and Los Angeles on graduation.
  3. Nor can it be a good thing for Facebook, especially as many people simply decamp for the Scrabulous site.

News

  1. NSA whistleblower's plans to stay in Hong Kong, Iceland offer no assurance of freedom

    The decision by American and self-proclaimed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to decamp to Hong Kong after leaking U.S surveillance secrets offers no guarantee of freedom.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Tumbling down

    ROBB DeCAMP Special to the Times The smokestack that once towered over American Municipal Power's Richard H.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Marietta Times

  3. Dexter softball's record-breaking season ends in regional final loss

    By Scott DeCamp | sdecamp1@mlive.com GRAND LEDGE - Allie Havers' overall pitching performance during Saturday's Division 1 softball regional at Grand Ledge was about as flawless as one can get in two games. In a word, it was dominant....
    on June 9, 2013     Source: MLive.com

Quotes

  1. "Currently, I'm producing a movie called 'Cedar Rapids,' which was going to film in Iowa but was forced to decamp to Michigan when Iowa blinked," Payne wrote.
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Alexander Payne Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. "We felt it would be nice just to be a gang and decamp to another city, somewhere that we liked the look of and seemed vibrant and exciting," explains singer Tom Chaplin.
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Tom Chaplin Source: BBC News

  3. "Twenty years ago it would have been impossible. Ten years ago unlikely. But now it will be relatively straightforward for the teams to decamp," said Mosley. "There are countries with the capacity and a skilled labour force that you imagine...
    on Feb 2, 2004 By: Max Mosley Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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