Meaning of ABANDON in English


n. Function: verb

1 to give up without intent to return or reclaim FF1C; abandoned his family FF1E;

Synonyms: chuck, desert, forsake, quit, renounce, throw over

Related Words: cast (off), discard, disuse, drop, junk, scrap; reject, repudiate

Idioms: have done with, leave flat, quit cold, run out on, turn one's back on ( or upon), walk out on

Contrasted Words: hold, keep, possess, retain; redeem, rescue, save; acquire, gain, get, procure, win; cherish, foster

Antonyms: reclaim


Synonyms: RELINQUISH , cede, give up, hand over, leave, resign, surrender, ||turn up, waive, yield

Antonyms: retain

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.