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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abandonment, forsaking, desertion(noun)

    the act of giving something up

    Synonyms:
    defection, forsaking, giving up, desertion

  2. desertion, abandonment, defection(noun)

    withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

    "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"

    Synonyms:
    renunciation, defection, forsaking, apostasy, desertion

  3. abandonment(noun)

    the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

    Synonyms:
    defection, forsaking, desertion

Wiktionary

  1. abandonment(noun)

    Careless freedom or ease; abandon.

    Synonyms:
    nonchalance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abandonment(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abandoning, relinquishment, desertion, dereliction

  2. abandonment(n.)

    Synonyms:
    renunciation, surrender, cession, resignation, abnegation, abjuration, rejection, ABDICATION

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abandonment(n)

    Synonyms:
    desertion, relinquishment, dereliction, reprobation, surrender, evacuation, rejection, abdication

    Antonyms:
    retention, continuance, maintenance, persistence

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  1. Kunal Cheema:

    To prevent the infringement of the fundamental right to life of millions of Indian children, who have become amenable to kidnapping or abandonment, a thorough impartial CBI probe is required.

  2. Andy Mooney:

    The 10 percent who make it through the first year own an average of seven guitars, when we gathered the data and looked at the facts, we said, 'Oh my God, if we just reduced the abandonment rate by even 10 percent, we could perhaps double the size of the industry.'.

  3. German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel:

    Tsipras and his government are leading the Greek people on a path of bitter abandonment and hopelessness.

  4. James Corden:

    You want someone who is very comfortable and relaxed being themselves; Someone who will with joyous abandonment throw themselves into ridiculousness of signing at the top of their voice in a car, that’s what you want. You want someone who just goes for it.

  5. Paul. F. Meekin:

    I like cooking, maybe because for me it is actually quite an aggressive and controlling activity so it fits my character quite well. Moreover there is sometimes a small element of force-feeding going on after I cook, I care nothing for people who cry out NO MORE! Yes its true cooking for me is a little like going to war. It is entered into with a total abandonment of reason and a lack of safety of everyone around!

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Translations for abandonment

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  • هجر, هجرانArabic
  • напускане, изоставянеBulgarian
  • Überlassen, Aufgabe, PreisgabeGerman
  • απάρνησηGreek
  • dezerteco, naturecoEsperanto
  • abandonoSpanish
  • lakkauttaminen, hylkääminen, luovuttaminen, holtittomuus, palauttaminen, luovutus, palautus, luopuminenFinnish
  • tréigeanIrish
  • abandonamento, abandono, abnegationInterlingua
  • abbandono, rinuncia, abnegazioneItalian
  • 放棄Japanese
  • 포기Korean
  • oppgivelseNorwegian
  • verlating, ongedwongenheid, in de steek laten, achterlating, afstand, vrachtweigering, opgave, veronachtzaming, overgave, nonchalence, overlating, verwaarlozing, uitbundigheid, abandonnementDutch
  • oppgjevingNorwegian Nynorsk
  • dereliksjonNorwegian
  • abandonoPortuguese
  • renunțare, abandon, abandonareRomanian
  • отка́з, абандо́н, покида́ние, оставле́ниеRussian
  • pagpapabayâTagalog
  • абандон, залишення, відмоваUkrainian

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