desert

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Definizione monolingua desert


desert


Verb

desert (third-person singular simple present deserts, present participle deserting, simple past and past participle deserted)


  1. To leave (anything that depends on ones presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation; to abandon; to forsake.
    You cant just drive off and desert me here, in the middle of nowhere.
  2. To leave ones duty or post, especially to leave a military or naval unit without permission
    Anyone found deserting will be shot.
Noun

desert (plural deserts)


  1. (usually in plural) That which is considered to be deserved or merited; a just punishment or reward
    • 1600, John Dowland, Flow My Tears
      From the highest spire of contentment / my fortune is thrown; / and fear and grief and pain for my deserts / are my hopes, since hope is gone.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula Chapter 21
      ""Nonsense, Mina. It is a shame to me to hear such a word. I would not hear it of you. And I shall not hear it from you. May God judge me by my deserts, and punish me with more bitter suffering than even this hour, if by any act or will of mine anything ever come between us!""


Definizione italiano>inglese desert

deserto
  barren area
  A wide, open, comparatively barren tract of land with few forms of life and little rainfall. (Source: MGH)
abbandonare
  Leave someone who needs or counts on you.
abbandonato
  Left behind by the owner or keeper.
cedere
denunciare
desertico
disertare
lasciare
merito
solitario

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Traduzione 'veloce'


deserto |abbandonare |abbandonato |cedere |denunciare |desertico |disertare |lasciare |merito |solitario |


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