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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.
Robo callers generate a high percentage of abandons, sometimes as great as 40%, because they transfer calls via a "whisper," an automated voice that reads account numbers to agents.
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.
We're seeing an increasing number of online customers who add items to their shopping carts, only to abandon them before completing the sale," said Nick Martin, affiliate marketing manager with Personal Creations and one of Second Bite's early adopters.
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.
NEW YORK -- China Mineral Acquisition Corporation (OTCBB: CMAQ, CMAQU, CMAQW) announced today that its Board of Directors has determined to abandon the proposed amendment of the Company's certificate of incorporation to allow extension of the date before which the Company must complete a business combination, to avoid being required to liquidate, from August 30, 2006 to March 31, 2007.
Child advocates urged Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday to publicize a state law allowing parents to abandon unwanted babies safely and without fear of prosecution.
The data did established some commonalities between mothers who abandon their children: They are concealing the pregnancy or are in denial that they're pregnant; they haven't received prenatal care; and they didn't deliver in the hospital.
But the board voted 5-4 last month to abandon its fight, and asked the FAA to step in.
BOSTON -- Abandon Mobile and g8wave have partnered to leverage their respective experience in mobile gaming and mobile marketing to provide poker players and fans of the National Heads-Up Poker Championship with a whole new way to stay connected to the tournament.
But it was only last week that the district completed a study of earthquake risks and Superintendent Roy Romer acknowledged there is little alternative except to abandon the nation's costliest school unfinished.