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en·camp

 (ĕn-kămp′)
v. en·camped, en·camp·ing, en·camps
v.intr.
To set up camp or live in a camp.
v.tr.
To provide quarters for in a camp: encamp migrant workers near the fields.

encamp

(ɪnˈkæmp)
vb
to lodge or cause to lodge in a camp

en•camp

(ɛnˈkæmp)

v.t., v.i.
to lodge or settle in a camp.
[1540–50]

encamp


Past participle: encamped
Gerund: encamping

Imperative
encamp
encamp
Present
I encamp
you encamp
he/she/it encamps
we encamp
you encamp
they encamp
Preterite
I encamped
you encamped
he/she/it encamped
we encamped
you encamped
they encamped
Present Continuous
I am encamping
you are encamping
he/she/it is encamping
we are encamping
you are encamping
they are encamping
Present Perfect
I have encamped
you have encamped
he/she/it has encamped
we have encamped
you have encamped
they have encamped
Past Continuous
I was encamping
you were encamping
he/she/it was encamping
we were encamping
you were encamping
they were encamping
Past Perfect
I had encamped
you had encamped
he/she/it had encamped
we had encamped
you had encamped
they had encamped
Future
I will encamp
you will encamp
he/she/it will encamp
we will encamp
you will encamp
they will encamp
Future Perfect
I will have encamped
you will have encamped
he/she/it will have encamped
we will have encamped
you will have encamped
they will have encamped
Future Continuous
I will be encamping
you will be encamping
he/she/it will be encamping
we will be encamping
you will be encamping
they will be encamping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encamping
you have been encamping
he/she/it has been encamping
we have been encamping
you have been encamping
they have been encamping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encamping
you will have been encamping
he/she/it will have been encamping
we will have been encamping
you will have been encamping
they will have been encamping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encamping
you had been encamping
he/she/it had been encamping
we had been encamping
you had been encamping
they had been encamping
Conditional
I would encamp
you would encamp
he/she/it would encamp
we would encamp
you would encamp
they would encamp
Past Conditional
I would have encamped
you would have encamped
he/she/it would have encamped
we would have encamped
you would have encamped
they would have encamped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encamp - live in or as if in a tentencamp - live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"
inhabit, live, populate, dwell - inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
Translations

encamp

[ɪnˈkæmp] VIacamparse

encamp

vidas Lager aufschlagen
vt where the troops were encampedwo die Truppen ihr Lager bezogen hatten

encamp

[ɪnˈkæmp] vi (frm) → accamparsi
References in classic literature ?
These restless marauders, as has already been observed, are apt to be continually on the prowl about the skirts of the mountains; and even when encamped in some deep and secluded glen, they keep scouts upon the cliffs and promontories, who, unseen themselves, can discern every living thing that moves over the subjacent plains and valleys.
They proved to be two scouts from the same band that had been tracked for some days past, and which was now encamped at some distance in the folds of the mountain.
Hunt pursued his course along the skirts of the mountain, in a southern direction, seeking for some practicable defile by which he might pass through it; none such presented, however, in the course of fifteen miles, and he encamped on a small stream, still on the outskirts.
When they were fairly out of sight, and out of hearing, he encamped on the head waters of the little stream of the preceding day, having come about sixteen miles.
At the request of the Crow chieftain the two parties encamped together, and passed the residue of the day in company.
During the day and night that they were encamped in company with the travellers, their conduct was friendly in the extreme.
On the 26th of May, the travellers encamped at Laramie's Fork, a clear and beautiful stream, rising in the west-southwest, maintaining an average width of twenty yards, and winding through broad meadows abounding in currants and gooseberries, and adorned with groves and clumps of trees.
On the 12th of July, Captain Bonneville abandoned the main stream of the Nebraska, which was continually shouldered by rugged promontories, and making a bend to the southwest, for a couple of days, part of the time over plains of loose sand, encamped on the
As Captain Bonneville knew Tom's utter awkwardness and inexperience, and the dangers of a bewildered Irishman in the midst of a prairie, he halted and encamped at an early hour, that there might be a regular hunt for him in the morning.
Mahomet, who was in possession of the mountains, being informed by his spies that the Portuguese were but four hundred, encamped in the plain of Ballut, and sent a message to the general that he knew the Abyssins had imposed on the King of Portugal, which, being acquainted with their treachery, he was not surprised at, and that in compassion of the commander's youth, he would give him and his men, if they would return, free passage, and furnish them with necessaries; that he might consult upon the matter, and depend upon his word, reminding him, however, that it was not safe to refuse his offer.
This expectation was too sanguine: they found them encamped in a place naturally almost inaccessible, and so well fortified, that it would be no less than extreme rashness to attack them.