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abandoned, past tense; abandons, 3rd person singular present; abandoning, present participle; abandoned, past participle;
  1. Give up completely (a course of action, a practice, or a way of thinking)
    • - he had clearly abandoned all pretense of trying to succeed
  2. Discontinue (a scheduled event) before completion
    • - against the background of perceived threats, the tour was abandoned
  3. Cease to support or look after (someone); desert
    • - her natural mother had abandoned her at an early age
  4. Leave (a place, typically a building) empty or uninhabited, without intending to return
    • - derelict houses were abandoned
  5. Leave (something, typically a vehicle or a vessel) decisively, esp. as an act of survival
    • - he abandoned his vehicle and tried to flee on foot
  6. Condemn someone or something to (a specified fate) by ceasing to take an interest in or look after them
    • - it was an attempt to persuade businesses not to abandon the area to inner-city deprivation
  7. Allow oneself to indulge in (a desire or impulse)
    • - abandoning herself to moony fantasies
  1. Complete lack of inhibition or restraint
    • - she sings and sways with total abandon

  1. forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
  2. the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"
  3. 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"
  4. wildness: a feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger"
  5. vacate: leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
  6. 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"
  7. Abandon is an American thriller film released by Paramount Pictures in the US and Touchstone Pictures internationally in 2002. Written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, Abandon stars Katie Holmes as a college student whose boyfriend (played by Charlie Hunnam) disappeared two years previously. ...
  8. Abandon is an album by Deep Purple released in 1998.
  9. Abandon is an American Christian rock band from San Antonio, Texas. The group has five members: brothers Josh (lead vocals) and Justin Engler (guitar), cousins Stevan (guitar) and Dave Vela (drums), and Bryan Fowler (bass). ...
  10. (Abandoned) The term abandonment has a multitude of uses, legal and extra-legal. This "signpost article" provides a guide to the various legal and quasi-legal uses of the word and includes links to articles that deal with each of the distinct concepts at greater length.
  11. (Abandoned (1949 film)) Abandoned (1949) is an American crime film noir directed by Joseph M. Newman. The drama features Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, and others.
  12. (Abandoned (2001 film)) Abandoned (Torzók) is a 2001 Hungarian film directed by Arpád Sopsits. It was Hungary's submission to the 74th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.
  13. A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease; To give up control of, to surrender; To leave behind, to desert; To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject; To relinquish a claim to property to underwriters
  14. (abandoned) No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers; forsaken, deserted; No longer cared for by friends, family, etc; Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked ; as, an abandoned villain
  15. (abandonly) In a random manner; abandonedly
  16. (abandonment) The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment; The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against; The relinquishment of a right, claim or ...
  17. (Abandoned) Means thrown away.  A material is abandoned if it is disposed, burned, or incinerated, or accumulated, stored, or treated (but not recycled) before or in lieu of being abandoned by being disposed of, burned, or incinerated.
  18. (Abandoned) A race meeting which has been cancelled because a club did not receive sufficient nominations to be able to stage it, or because bad weather made racing on the track unsafe.  All bets placed on abandoned races are fully refunded.
  19. (ABANDONED) The feeling of not being wanted, alone / Fear of losing something you value / Discarding a facade or persona that no longer suits you / Feeling guilt about neglecting somebody loved
  20. (Abandoned) A child that has been abandoned or relinquished by the birth parent(s) to the country’s social services/adoption authorities.
  21. (Abandoned) An event that is not completed.
  22. (Abandoned) Any vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer of a type subject to registration, whether lost, stolen, abandoned or otherwise unclaimed, which has been abandoned on a public highway, public property or elsewhere within the state, including private property.
  23. (Abandoned) Means, in relation to wild kiwifruit being unattended or unmanaged for a period longer than 12 months
  24. (Abandoned) means permanently removed from service.
  25. (abandoned) Feeling unwanted, particularly by parents. May have become habitual. It can lead to feelings of being unloved in the midst of what is really a happy and caring relationship; sometimes self-pity; can represent big changes in your life, such as leaving home, or traveling and living in ...