Definition of decamp:
implode, lam, come off, skip over, bolt out, dispel, drive out, skitter, take it on the lam, vamoose, pass over, absquatulate, waste, break camp, bolt, go over, drive off, make off, bound off, escape, fly, free, run away, drive away, skip, gobble, cut, beetle off, take flight, run off, photocopy, xerox, give someone the slip, get away, escape, go off, skim, discharge, abscond, cut and run, evacuate, hop, elope, chase away, fire, break out, make a getaway, hop-skip, jump, run out, turn back.
By a long circuitous route we all got into our places, and were packed close on the various decks which have had large square openings cut through the iron plates of the sides of the ship, and from these and the upper deck we have to decamp as quickly as possible.- "The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"", George Davidson.
- "Marcia Schuyler", Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.
- "Records of a Girlhood", Frances Ann Kemble.