HyperDic: abandon

English > 7 senses of the word abandon:
VERBpossessionabandonforsake, leave behind
possessionabandon, give upgive up with the intent of never / never claiming again
motionabandon, vacate, emptyleave behind empty
cognitionabandon, give upstop maintaining or insisting on
cognitionabandon, forsake, desolate, desertleave someone who needs or counts on you
NOUNattributeabandon, wantonness, unconstraintthe trait of lacking restraint or control
feelingabandon, wildnessa feeling of extreme / extreme emotional intensity
abandon > pronunciation
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English > abandon: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry.
Example"she danced with abandon"
Synonymswantonness, unconstraint
BroaderunrestraintThe quality of lacking restraint
English > abandon: 7 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of extreme / extreme emotional intensity.
Broaderpassion, passionatenessA strong feeling or emotion
Spanishdesenfado, desenfreno
English > abandon: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningforsake, leave behind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
Narrowerchuck, ditchthrow away
consigncommit forever
dispense withforgo or do or go without
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoLose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Broaderdiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
Nounsabandonmentthe voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
English > abandon: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive up with the intent of never / never claiming again.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Abandon your life to God"
Synonymgive up
Narrowerforeswear, renounce, quit, relinquishturn away from
Spanishabandonar, rendirse
Catalanabandonar, rendir-se
Nounsabandonmentthe act of giving something up
English > abandon: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningleave behind empty; move out of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsvacate, empty
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Spanishabandonar, desalojar, evacuar
Catalanabandonar, desallotjar, evacuar
English > abandon: 7 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningstop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"
Synonymgive up
Narrowersell outAbandon one's principles for expedience or financial gain
Similar tocollapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founderbreak down, literally or metaphorically
move over, give way, give, ease up, yieldMove in order to make room for someone for something
Spanishabandonar, renunciar
Catalanabandonar, renunciar
Nounsabandonmentthe act of giving something up
English > abandon: 7 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningLeave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsforsake, desolate, desert
exposeabandon by leaving out in the open air
maroon, strandLeave stranded or isolated / isolated with little hope of rescue
walk outLeave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval
BroaderleaveGo and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness
Spanishabandonar, dejar, desamparar, desasistir, desertar
Catalanabandonar, deixar, desemparar, desertar
Nounsabandonmentwithdrawing support / support / support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
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