Meaning of ABANDON in English


v abandonment; relinquishment.

2. abandon ·noun a complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.

3. abandon ·vt to cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.

4. abandon ·vt reflexively: to give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly;

— often in a bad sense.

5. abandon ·vt to relinquish all claim to;

— used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.

6. abandon ·vt to give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.

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