Textual thesaurus for "abandon"

(noun) wantonness, unconstraint

the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry

she danced with abandon

(noun) wildness

a feeling of extreme emotional intensity

the wildness of his anger

(verb) give up

stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims

He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage; Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations

(verb) forsake, desert, desolate

leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

The mother deserted her children

(verb) vacate, empty

leave behind empty; move out of

You must vacate your office by tonight

(verb) give up

give up with the intent of never claiming again

Abandon your life to God; She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti; We gave the drowning victim up for dead