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Adjective: deserted  di'zur-tid
  1. Empty of people and unused, not maintained by the owner or inhabitants
    "weed-grown yard of a deserted farmhouse";
    - abandoned, derelict
Verb: desert  de-zu(r)t
  1. Leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
    "The mother deserted her children";
    - abandon, forsake, desolate
     
  2. Leave (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
    "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot";
    - defect
     
  3. Leave behind
    "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"

See also: uninhabited

Type of: cut and run, flee, fly, go away, go forth, leave, take flight

Encyclopedia: Deserted

Desert, California