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Japanese translation of “desert”

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desert

verb
 
/dɪˈzɜːt/
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.
(Definition of desert verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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