AWOL


AWOL
Synonyms and related words:
French leave, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absent without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, absquatulation, bolt, cut, day off, decampment, default, departure, desertion, disappearance, disappearing act, elopement, escape, excused absence, exit, fleeing, flight, fugitation, furlough, hasty retreat, hegira, holiday, hooky, leave, leave of absence, leaving, nonappearance, nonattendance, quick exit, running away, sabbatical leave, scramming, sick leave, skedaddle, skedaddling, truancy, truant, truantism, unexcused absence, vacation

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • AWOL — / ā ˌwȯl, ā ˌdə bəl ˌyü ˌō el/ abbrabsent without leave Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. AWOL …   Law dictionary

  • AWOL — • AWOL • go AWOL • absent without leave adj Absent without permission; used mostly in the military. Jack left Fort Sheridan without asking his commanding officer, and was punished for going AWOL …   Словарь американских идиом

  • AWOL — ☆ AWOL or awol [ā′wôl΄ ] adj., adv. ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE n. one who is AWOL …   English World dictionary

  • AWOL — [ˌeı ˌdʌbəlju: əu ˈel, ˈeıwɔl US ou , ˈeıwo:l] adj absent without leave absent from somewhere without permission, especially from the army ▪ Two soldiers had gone AWOL the night before …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • AWOL — [ eı,wɔl ] adjective 1. ) absent without leave: if someone such as a soldier goes AWOL, they leave the place where they are working without permission 2. ) BRITISH INFORMAL lost or missing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • AWOL — • AWOL • absent without official leave самовольная отлучка, самоволка (аpм.) Don was demoted from corрoral to рrivate because he had been AWOL …   Idioms and examples

  • awol — stands for Absent Without Leave , or Absent Without Official Leave . Orignially a military term, it is used when someone has gone missing without telling anyone or asking for permission …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Awöl — (Aweel) so v.w. Awehl …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • awol — also a.w.o.l., military acronym for absent without leave. The o seems to be there mostly so the acronym can be pronounced as a word. In U.S. military use at least from World War II, popular use by 1960 …   Etymology dictionary

  • AWOL — (absent without leave) absent from military duties without authorization …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aWOL —    AWOL stands for Absent Without Leave , or Absent Without Official Leave . Orignially a military term, it is used when someone has gone missing without telling anyone or asking for permission.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions