Translation of "desert" - English-Italian dictionary

desert

verb uk /dɪˈzɜːt/

to leave a place, so that it is empty

abbandonare
People desert the city on summer weekends and go to the beaches.

to leave the army without permission

disertare
He deserted his post.

to leave someone and never come back

abbandonare
He deserted his wife and children.

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