absconds is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

absconds Scrabble score: 13

Meaning of absconds

  • (of a person kept in detention or under supervision) Escape
  • (of a colony of honeybees, esp. Africanized ones) Entirely abandon a hive or nest
  • Leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to avoid detection of or arrest for an unlawful action such as theft
  • ABSCOND, to depart suddenly and secretly [v]
  • (of someone on bail) Fail to surrender oneself for custody at the appointed time