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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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Women and their partners most often abandon their illegitimate babies to escape punishment and imprisonment.
A "liquidated damages clause addressing potential failure to complete or project abandonment by the contractor"--This requires that the owner's contract include language such as: "The contractor acknowledges that the owner will suffer damages if the contractor either (1) fails to complete the project within the specified time noted in the schedule, or (2) abandons the project or its work prior to substantial or final completion.
A "hybrid consequential damages clause"--This clause assesses a specified amount of money per day for a specified number of months if the owner doesn't finish the work within the contractual completion date after the contractor abandons the project and which provides that the owner is entitled to actual consequential damages thereafter.
For a business to abandon an asset, there must be the intent to abandon, plus an act designed to accomplish that intent.
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.
However, the taxpayer must abandon the entire lease.
First Hosted Dialer with Integrated ACD delivers advanced call routing and call pacing to cut abandons
LiveVox developed its patented automated call distributor (ACD) in 2005 to transfer calls and consumer information instantly, cutting abandons while pacing aggressively enough to maximize agent productivity.
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.
Example 1: S abandons her interest in the XYZ partnership at a time when her basis is $20,000 and she has no share of partnership liabilities under Sec.
Example 2: B abandons his interest in the AB partnership at a time when his basis is $ 10,000 and his share of partnership liabilities is $14,000.
Therefore, it appears that a capital loss will occur when a partner abandons his partnership interest if
On the other hand, an ordinary loss will occur when a partner abandons his partnership interest if