verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM decampde·camp·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for decamp
Once a year growing up, my family would decamp to Lake Taupo for trout season.How to Make Smoked Trout, According to a Chef in Tasmania|Monica Burton|February 10, 2021|Eater
Elizabeth decamped to Britain along with her companion and ward, Kitty, whom she adopted as a child.Determined to practice medicine, two sisters defied conventions|Janet Golden|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
By 2020, the paper’s prize-winning investigative reporter and some of its top editors had decamped to a new, nonprofit newsroom, Mountain State Spotlight.These local newspapers say Facebook and Google are killing them. Now they’re fighting back.|Margaret Sullivan|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Peter took precautions before and during his flights to Richmond, and if the in-person connection with Betty proved flimsy, he figured he could always decamp to his mother’s place.
Most decamped to more encrypted messaging apps after Parler, a social app popular with conservatives, went offline when Amazon pulled its hosting services.'A Real Nightmare.' State Capitols Are Racing to Catch Up to the Far-Right Threat|Vera Bergengruen|January 14, 2021|Time
Within a couple of years he intends to decamp for either San Diego or San Francisco.
For starters, you must eliminate excess, so, if you wished, you could decamp on a dime.
Since the evening before, aides-decamp, leaving the governor's palace, galloped in every direction.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
To "shoot the moon," as the English say, is to decamp from a house without paying the rent.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
A pleasant sight it was, to behold the prelates occupied in hunting him, for he would not decamp!The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
All at once it struck me that if I really frightened him too much they might decamp without making a clean sweep.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
Mr. Farrar is housekeeper, and 'tidies up' with such vigour that his three comrades threaten to give up their lodgings and decamp.A Woman's Part in a Revolution|Natalie Harris Hammond