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Synonyms for abandon

evacuate

Synonyms

abandon yourself to something

Synonyms

  • 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

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give up with the intent of never claiming again

leave behind empty

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stop maintaining or insisting on

leave someone who needs or counts on you

References in periodicals archive ?
Schettino, 52, described by the daily Corriere della Serra as "the most hated man in Italy," is accused of multiple manslaughter and abandoning ship before all the passengers were rescued.
At the centre of the investigation into the disaster is the captain, Francesco Schettino, who is being investigated by prosecutors for possible manslaughter, abandoning ship and causing a shipwreck.
Francesco Schettino is being investigated by prosecutors for possible manslaughter and abandoning ship.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The captain of a fishing vessel that sank in the chilly waters off Alaska's Aleutian Islands choked back tears Monday as he described a terrifying night in a life boat after abandoning ship.
Abandoning ship as hastily as was done in this case doesn't follow the fine past traditions of lighter-than-air men.
Captain Francesco Schettino is on trial in Grosseto, Tuscany, accused of multiple manslaughter and abandoning ship.
Schettino is on trial and could face up to 20 years in prison, if convicted, for manslaughter, abandoning ship and causing the disaster, which left 32 people dead.
Schettino is standing (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/487991/20130709/costa-concordia-captain-francesco-schettino-trial-adjourned.htm) trial on charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
The sole defendant, Francesco Schettino, his eyes shaded by sunglasses, slipped in through a back door and made no comment to reporters as he arrived for his trial on charges of manslaughter, abandoning ship and causing the wreck, near which people were bathing on the island of Giglio yesterday.
The Loss of the Criccieth Castle Cathy Woodhead (Delfryn Publications, pounds 9.95) The story of the loss of the ship Criccieth Castle, off Cape Horn during the return voyage to Wales from Chile in 1912, and the eight-day heroic struggle of Captain Robert Thomas, his family and crew to reach land after abandoning ship. Includes more than 50 black and white photographs, sketches and maps.
The ship's captain, Francesco Schettino, is being investigated for suspected manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship before all passengers were evacuated.