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abscond with

To leave with someone or something that one is not authorized to take. The crook absconded with the coffee shop's tip jar when the cashier wasn't looking. Don't leave your child unattended—someone could abscond with him!

abscond with someone or something

to steal or run away with someone or something; to make off with someone or something in secret. The boys absconded with all the dessert.
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PRISONERS absconded from a Welsh jail seven times last year.
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"Occasionally, people do abscond from Sudbury, for lots of different reasons, but it tends normally to be some kind of family crisis or some kind of relationship difficulty rather than being an attempt to escape prison and escape justice.
Therefore, stakeholders like the embassy, the airlines and law enforcement agencies should be involved in fight against human trafficking and cases of those who abscond in Saudi Arabia,' he said.
"While we give them a break to enjoy their holidays, the workers prefer to abscond," Khalfan said.
Lack of insurance coverage makes some people to abscond, which ask policy-makers to focus efforts in order to reach universal coverage.
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald confirmed 419 inmates have absconded from detention centres with many simply walking out of open prisons.
JUSTICE secretary Kenny MacAskill's political career was "hanging by a thread" last night after another prisoner absconded from Castle Huntly open prison.
"Once an employee has absconded from work without authorisation or leave for 15 consecutive work days, the employer has the right to report the case to the LMRA.
The Indonesian maid, S.H., absconded from her sponsor in 2010 because her salary was low and her sponsor constantly beat her.
Muscat: Expatriate workers who abscond or overstay are being offered a lifeline, which will enable them to remain legally in Oman under the three-month Immigration amnesty.
Police have arrested a man accused of persuading housemaids to abscond from their employer and to go to work for him instead.
You have not answered the question about whether it would have been harder to abscond in the West Country, where he was made to live under a control order - harder to get help from his associates, harder to hide, harder to get forged papers."