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Definition of ABANDON


  • Give up completely (a course of action, a practice, or a way of thinking)
  • Discontinue (a scheduled event) before completion
  • Cease to support or look after (someone); desert
  • Leave (a place, typically a building) empty or uninhabited, without intending to return
  • Leave (something, typically a vehicle or a vessel) decisively, esp. as an act of survival
  • Condemn someone or something to (a specified fate) by ceasing to take an interest in or look after them
  • Allow oneself to indulge in (a desire or impulse)
  • to leave or give up completely [v ABANDONED, ABANDONING, ABANDONS] : ABANDONMENT [n]
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