Abandonment

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

Abandonment

Definition

  • the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

Synonyms

  • abandonment

Hypernyms

  • disposal, disposition: the act or means of getting rid of something

Hyponyms

  • discard, throwing away: getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
  • discard: (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit

Desertion, abandonment, defection

Definition

  • withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"

Synonyms

  • desertion
  • abandonment
  • defection

Hypernyms

  • withdrawal: the act of withdrawing; "the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam"

Hyponyms

  • abscondment, decampment: the act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)
  • absence without leave, unauthorized absence: unauthorized military absence
  • deviationism: ideological defection from the party line (especially from orthodox communism)

Abandonment, forsaking, desertion

Definition

  • the act of giving something up

Synonyms

  • abandonment
  • forsaking
  • desertion

Hypernyms

  • rejection: the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"

Hyponyms

  • exposure: abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)
  • apostasy, tergiversation: the act of abandoning a party for cause
  • bolt: a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)

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