Abandon Meaning and Definition


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Abandon meaning

Word: Abandon

How to pronounce: əˈbændən

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cease to support or look after (someone); desert.

Example sentences: "Her natural mother had abandoned her at an early age"

2. Give up completely (a course of action, a practice, or a way of thinking)

Example sentences: "He had clearly abandoned all pretense of trying to succeed"

3. Allow oneself to indulge in (a desire or impulse)

Example sentences: "They abandoned themselves to despair"

Noun

Definitions:

1. Complete lack of inhibition or restraint.

Example sentences: "She sings and sways with total abandon"


Synonyms:

give

renounce

give up

deny

refuse

waive

disclaim

relinquish

indulge

depart

forsake

leave

resign

leave behind

quit

drop

neglect

hurl

fling

refusal

decline

cancel

abort

vacate

discontinue

rescind

repeal

forwardness

desert

scrap

desolate


Antonyms:

remain

stay


Derivations:

abandoning

abandonment

abandoned


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Abandon in Other Languages...

Spanish: Abandonar

German: Aufzugeben

French: Abandonner

Italian: Abbandonare

Turkish: Bırakmak


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