Translation of "desert" - English-Japanese dictionary

desert

noun uk /ˈdez·ət/ us /ˈdez·ərt/

A2 a large, hot, dry area of land with very few plants

砂漠
the Sahara Desert
verb uk /dɪˈzɜːt/ us /dɪˈzɜrt/

to leave a place, so that it is empty

~を去る
People desert the city on summer weekends and go to the beaches.

to leave the army without permission

(軍務)から脱走する
He deserted his post.

to leave someone and never come back

~を見捨てる
He deserted his wife and children.

(Translation of “desert” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)