Translation of "desert" - English-Russian dictionary

desert

verb uk us /dɪˈzɜːt/
PERSON [ T ]

to leave someone and never come back

бросать, покидать
He deserted his family.
PLACE [ T ]

to leave a place, so that it is empty

покидать, оставлять
People are deserting the countryside to work in towns.
ARMY [ I, T ]

to leave the army without permission

дезертировать
desertion uk us /dɪˈzɜːʃən/ noun [ U ]

уход, дезертирство

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