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Definition of camp verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they camp
    he / she / it camps
    past simple camped
    -ing form camping
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    live in tent
  1. 1[intransitive] to put up a tent and live in it for a short time I camped overnight in a field.
  2. 2[intransitive] go camping to stay in a tent, especially while you are on vacation They go camping in Wyoming every year.
  3. stay for short time
  4. 3[intransitive] camp (out) to live in someone's house for a short time, especially when you do not have a bed there I'm camping out at a friend's apartment at the moment.
  5. Phrasal Verbscamp it upcamp out
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: camp