Abandon

All possible synonyms of the word Abandon as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Wildness, abandon

Definition

  • a feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger"

Synonyms

  • wildness
  • abandon

Hypernyms

  • passion, passionateness: a strong feeling or emotion

Abandon, wantonness, unconstraint

Definition

  • the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"

Synonyms

  • abandon
  • wantonness
  • unconstraint

Hypernyms

  • unrestraint: the quality of lacking restraint

Abandon, forsake, desolate, desert

Definition

  • leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"

Synonyms

  • abandon
  • forsake
  • desolate
  • desert

Hypernyms

  • leave: go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; "She left a mess when she moved out"; "His good luck finally left him"; "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"; "she wept thinking she had been left behind"

Hyponyms

  • expose: abandon by leaving out in the open air; "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned"
  • walk out: leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval; "She walked out on her husband and children"
  • ditch: forsake; "ditch a lover"
  • maroon, strand: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"

Abandon, give up

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • abandon
  • give up

Verb groups

  • collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder: break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
  • move over, give way, give, ease up, yield: move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"

Vacate, empty, abandon

Definition

  • leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"

Synonyms

  • vacate
  • empty
  • abandon

Hypernyms

  • leave, go forth, go away: go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"

Abandon, give up

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • abandon
  • give up

Hyponyms

  • foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish: turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"

Abandon

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • abandon

Hypernyms

  • discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away: throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"

Hyponyms

  • chuck, ditch: throw away; "Chuck these old notes"
  • dispense with: forgo or do or go without
  • forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
  • consign: commit forever; commit irrevocably

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