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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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To consider abandoning these assets, the net present value of remaining cash flows must be estimated.
Although the authority has not voted on whether to sell the 59-acre property where the new terminal would have been built, Burbank council members were angered that the authority did not consult them about abandoning the terminal effort.
On the other hand, some taxpayers may want to consider legally abandoning the property.
While the concepts may be related, abandoning a property or asset is not necessarily the same as determining it is worthless.
School board President Caprice Young, who previously supported the completion of Belmont, joined longtime opponents David Tokofsky and Julie Korenstein on Wednesday in calling for abandoning the project.
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.
There was no sale or exchange because Citron was not relieved of liabilities as a result of abandoning his interest.