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camp1

camp1

 
pronunciation:
kaemp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an outdoor area where tents or shelters are set up to live or sleep in for a time.
synonyms:
campground, campsite
similar words:
lodging, quarters
definition 2: the people in such tents or shelters.
Howling wolves kept the whole camp awake last night.
synonyms:
campers
similar words:
lodgers
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: camped, camping, camps
definition 1: to set up a camp.
Let's stop here and camp by the river.
similar words:
backpack
definition 2: to stay for a while or live in a camp (sometimes followed by "out").
Last summer we camped out in the mountains for three weeks.
 
similar words:
rough it
Word History
Camp is from campus, a Latin word that means "field where an army might stay."
Word Builder: camp +
  • camper:
    a person who camps.
  • campfire:
    an outdoor fire.
  • campground:
    a place for camping.
  • camping:
    the activity of staying in a camp or living for a short time in a tent for recreation.
  • campsite:
    a place for camping.
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