Definition of Abandon in English :
Define Abandon in English
Abandon meaning in English
Meaning of Abandon in English
Pronunciation of Abandon in English
Abandon pronunciation in English
Pronounce Abandon in Englishsee synonyms of abandon
the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
Example Sentences:'she danced with abandon'
2. abandon, wildness
a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
Example Sentences:'the wildness of his anger'
forsake, leave behind
Example Sentences:'We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot'
4. abandon, give up
give up with the intent of never claiming again
Example Sentences:'Abandon your life to God''She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti''We gave the drowning victim up for dead'
leave behind empty; move out of
Example Sentences:'You must vacate your office by tonight'
6. abandon, give up
stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
Example Sentences:'He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage''Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations'
leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
Example Sentences:'The mother deserted her children'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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