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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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On the opposite side, aversive abandoners may become detractors, as suggested by previous studies (Johnson et al., 2011; Lee, Motion, & Conroy, 2009).
(33) Abandoned personal property is that "to which an owner has voluntarily relinquished all right, title, claim and possession with the intention of terminating his ownership, but without vesting it in any other person." (34) Abandonment focuses on the intent of the abandoner, and insists on a manifestation of that intent.
(26) The first two requirements are unilateral acts that closely resemble the law of abandonment, with "delivery" standing in for the requirement that the abandoner forgo possession.
'a group', received a Gallo-Romance suffix -one(m), whence OF abandoner, the a-prefix reinforcing the meaning of the simplex bandoner.
Rolling around town in their parking carts all day, the parking officers see a lot but they've never caught a penny abandoner in the act.
Vilified all down the decades by those who, in their blithesome ignorance and for their own conceits, have cast him in an evil role, the guilty male destructor, abandoner of the striving poetess and mother - latter-day sainted feminist icon - Hughes has kept silent as the Heptonstall grave.
He is the seducer, the seduced, abandoner and abandoned, hero, heroine, victim, and villain all in one.
Acceptor magpies therefore did not appear to have lower current reproductive success than ejector or abandoner magpies.
Dejar el mundo historico por la metafisica de esencias como el "hispanoamericanismo" es abandoner la historia y optar por un milenarismo que puede degenerar en locuras privadas, o "en una aceptacion acritica de estereotipos, mitos, animosidades, y tradiciones alentadas por el imperialismo.
But if an intervening party comes along and recovers the abandoned chose first, then the intervening party's rights are secure, notwithstanding the abandoner's change of heart.
(27) It is hard to imagine abandonment as a domain for such transfers because (1) people will be reluctant to abandon property they value to total strangers; (2) total strangers who do not want such property will be reluctant to take possession of it; and (3) there is little reason to think that the finder of such undesirable property will feel any sense of kinship with the abandoner, such that he will willingly take possession.
You can also create custom messaging for different audience segments; for example, providing discounts to "cart abandoners."
Where: Chirk Castle When: Today and tomorrow (11am-4pm) Cost: Free weekend but normal admission charges for castle: Adults PS11.80 and children PS5.90 Coastline Bluegrass Music Event, Llangollen Brilliant international music festival in beautiful Llangollen featuring Sunnyside from the Czech Republic, Cup O'Joe from Northern Ireland and the Reckless Abandoners from Yorkshire.