Translation of "desert" - English-German dictionary

desert

verb /diˈzəːt/

to go away from and leave without help etc; to leave or abandon

verlassen
Why did you desert us?

to run away, usually from the army

fahnenflüchtig werden
He was shot for trying to desert.
deserted adjective

with no people etc

ausgestorben
The streets are completely deserted.

abandoned

verlassen
his deserted wife and children.
deserter noun

a man who deserts from the army etc.

der Fahnenflüchtige
desertion /-ʃən/ noun

(an) act of deserting.

das Verlassen

(Translation of “desert” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)