Meaning of ABANDON in English
1》 give up (an action or practice) completely.
2》 desert or leave permanently.
3》 ( ~ oneself to ) indulge in (a desire or impulse) without restraint.
↘[as adjective ~ed ] unrestrained; uninhibited: a wild, ~ed dance.
■ noun lack of inhibition or restraint.
~ ship leave a ship because it is sinking.
ME: from OFr. ~er , from a- (from L. ad 'to, at') + bandon 'control' (rel. to ban 1 ).
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004