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Overview of verb abandon

The verb abandon has 5 senses

  • abandon -- (forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")

  • abandon, give up -- (give up with the intent of never claiming again; "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")

  • vacate, empty, abandon -- (leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight")

  • abandon, give up -- (stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations")

  • abandon, forsake, desolate, desert -- (leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children")

Overview of adj abandoned

The adj abandoned has 2 senses

  • abandoned, derelict, deserted -- (forsaken by owner or inhabitants ; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse")

  • abandoned -- (free from constraint; "an abandoned sadness born of grief"- Liam O'Flaherty)