Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun abandon

2 senses of abandon

Sense 1
abandon, wantonness, unconstraint -- (the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon")
       => unrestraint -- (the quality of lacking restraint)

Sense 2
wildness, abandon -- (a feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger")
       => passion, passionateness -- (a strong feeling or emotion)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb abandon

5 senses of abandon

Sense 1
abandon -- (forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")
       => discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")

Sense 2
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")

Sense 3
vacate, empty, abandon -- (leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

Sense 4
abandon, give up -- (stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations")

Sense 5
abandon, forsake, desolate, desert -- (leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children")
       => leave -- (go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; "She left a mess when she moved out"; "His good luck finally left him"; "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"; "she wept thinking she had been left behind")

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