To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.
Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense.
To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.
A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song. Pope John Paul II
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. Chanakya
If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes, let them live up to their pretensions, let them abandon the academy and go out there and work politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit. Harold Bloom
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love. Albert Camus
abandon in Afrikaans is verlaat
abandon in Dutch is prijsgeven, afleggen, opgeven
abandon in Finnish is alistua
abandon in German is verlassen, preisgeben
abandon in Italian is lasciare, abbandonare
abandon in Latin is dimitto, proicio, derelinquo, desero, destituo
abandon in Norwegian is forlate
abandon in Spanish is expedir, abandonar
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