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abandon

 
Noun abandon has 2 senses
  1. abandon, wantonness, unconstraint - the trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"
    --1 is a kind of unrestraint
  2. wildness, abandon - a feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger"
    --2 is a kind of passion, passionateness
Verb abandon has 5 senses
  1. abandon - forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
    --1 is one way to
    discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
    Derived form: noun abandonment3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. abandon, give up - stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some calims in these negociations"
    Derived form: noun abandonment1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. 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"
    Derived form: noun abandonment1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. vacate, empty, abandon - leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
    --4 is one way to leave, go forth, go away
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. abandon, forsake, desolate, desert - leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
    --5 is one way to leave
    Derived form: noun abandonment2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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