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Synonyms for abandon



abandon yourself to something


  • indulge in
  • give way to
  • yield to
  • wallow in
  • give free rein to
  • lose yourself in
  • give yourself up to

Synonyms for abandon

to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

to let (something) go

to yield (oneself) unrestrainedly, as to a particular impulse

a complete surrender of inhibitions

a careless, often reckless disregard for consequences

Synonyms for abandon

the trait of lacking restraint or control

a feeling of extreme emotional intensity


give up with the intent of never claiming again

leave behind empty


stop maintaining or insisting on

leave someone who needs or counts on you

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Reckless Abandon is the second top sprinter trained by Cox to join the stallion ranks next year, after new Cheveley Park Stud recruit Lethal Force.
If a partner wishes to abandon a partnership interest, he or she must communicate this intent to the other partners.
n A woman abandons a one-and-a-half-year-old child at the Union Cooperative Society supermarket in Hatta
This initiative will make sure that owners who abandon cars don't escape from their responsibilities.
The loss was allowed because of the difficulty in abandoning a nuclear power plant and the fact that the taxpayer had taken all the steps necessary to abandon the plant and could not reverse course to recover the property.
The IRS was concerned that a partner would be able to manipulate the timing of his loss deduction on a partnership interest that became worthless by waiting until a later tax year to abandon his interest.
Under Bankruptcy Code Section 554{a}, an estate's trustee "may abandon any property of the estate that is burdensome to the estate or that is of inconsequential value and benefit to the estate.