Meaning of ABANDON in English


I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English abandounen, from Anglo-French abanduner, from (mettre) a bandun to hand over, put in someone's control Date: 14th century 1. to give up to the control or influence of another person or agent, to give up with the intent of never again claiming a right or interest in , to withdraw from often in the face of danger or encroachment , to withdraw protection, support, or help from , to give (oneself) over unrestrainedly, 5. to cease from maintaining, practicing, or using , to cease intending or attempting to perform , ~er noun ~ment noun Synonyms: see: ~ see: relinquish II. noun Date: 1822 a thorough yielding to natural impulses

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