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abandon

abandon

abandon - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abandon

Definition
(noun) the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
Synonyms : unconstraint , wantonness
Example Sentence
  • she danced with abandon

Definition
(noun) a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
Synonyms : wildness
Example Sentence
  • the wildness of his anger

Definition
(verb) forsake, leave behind
Example Sentence
  • We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot

Definition
(verb) give up with the intent of never claiming again
Synonyms : give up
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) leave behind empty; move out of
Synonyms : empty , vacate
Example Sentence
  • You must vacate your office by tonight

Definition
(verb) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
Synonyms : give up
Example Sentence
  • He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage
  • Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations

Definition
(verb) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
Synonyms : desert , desolate , forsake
Example Sentence
  • The mother deserted her children

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abandon

ab means away andon simillar to london .Away from london means leaving london i.e.giving up
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by gbspaithan

abandon( ek ban ka don) now due to the democracy don are leaving their place because of protest made by the people
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by santosh pokhrel

abandon=band (dam)+on in hindi movies we often seen jab bandh toot jata hai aur jo vahan ke officers incharge hote hai vo give up kar dete hai
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by khatter

a+bund+on = while bund is set on then we give up all work and stay at home
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by phk09

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