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1. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers.

Synonyms

  • military quarters
  • cantonment
  • bivouac
  • laager
  • encampment
  • boot camp
  • hutment

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Camp

  • unclamp
  • revamp
  • trampe
  • tramp
  • stamp
  • krampe
  • kramp
  • cramp
  • clamp
  • vamp
  • tamp
  • shamp
  • schamp
  • samp
  • ramp
  • lampp
  • lampe
  • lamp
  • kampe
  • kamp
  • hampe
  • hamp
  • gamp
  • damp
  • champ

How do you pronounce camp?

Pronounce camp as kæmp.

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Sentences with camp


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rocky Creek is a gated community with more than 180 camp sites, 74 that have power and water.

2. Verb, base form
Note that backcountry permits, free of charge, are required to camp in the park.

Quotes about camp


1. The meeting was like a war council with donuts. Then again, back at Camp Half-Blood they used to have their most serious discussions around the Ping-Pong table in the rec room with crackers and Cheez Whiz, so Percy felt right at home.
- Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

2. And since I’m marrying into the Quartet, I have certain privileges and duties. If you’re sleeping with Laurel—”“I’m not sleeping with Laurel. We’re dating.”“Right, and the two of you are just going to hold hands, admire the moon, and sing camp songs.”“For a while. Minus the singing.
- Nora Roberts, Savor the Moment

3. I’m out of health potions. Retreat! Retreat! Give me some of your health potions!” I screamed. “I don’t have any potions. Run, bitch, run,” Brody squealed. The red ran out on my health and my assassin was transported, stripped of everything we’d earned, back to the starting camp. “I’m dead! Fuck, they killed me!
- Kristen Ashley, Rock Chick Redemption

2. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] a group of people living together in a camp.

Synonyms

  • hobo camp
  • assemblage
  • jungle

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • dead
  • inanimate

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. camp

verb. ['ˈkæmp'] live in or as if in a tent.

Synonyms

  • bivouac
  • tent
  • populate
  • camp out
  • inhabit
  • encamp
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • looseness
  • disassembly
  • fauna
  • flora

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers.

Synonyms

  • trailer camp
  • tennis camp
  • trailer park
  • living accommodations
  • housing

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] a penal institution (often for forced labor).

Synonyms

  • internment camp
  • labor camp
  • concentration camp
  • stockade
  • labour camp
  • work camp
  • prison camp
  • penal facility
  • prison farm
  • penal institution
  • POW camp

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.

Synonyms

  • maffia
  • bohemia
  • rogue's gallery
  • junta
  • band
  • set
  • coterie
  • Bloomsbury Group
  • mafia
  • kitchen cabinet
  • clique
  • inner circle
  • faction
  • pack
  • sect
  • cabal
  • circle
  • camarilla
  • brain trust
  • military junta
  • galere
  • lot
  • junto
  • loop
  • ingroup

Antonyms

  • good luck
  • success
  • take
  • unite

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality.

Synonyms

  • staleness

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. camp

verb. ['ˈkæmp'] establish or set up a camp.

Synonyms

  • pitch
  • camp down

Antonyms

  • noncurrent
  • dull
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. camp

adjective. ['ˈkæmp'] providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.

Synonyms

  • campy

Antonyms

  • untie
  • detach

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. camp

noun. ['ˈkæmp'] a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months.

Synonyms

  • day camp
  • land site
  • summer camp

Antonyms

  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up
  • unpack

Etymology

  • camp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • camp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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