abandonment synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term abandonment:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. abandonment, forsaking, desertion(noun)

    the act of giving something up

    Synonyms:
    defection, forsaking, abandonment, giving up, desertion

  2. desertion, abandonment, defection(noun)

    withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

    Synonyms:
    renunciation, defection, forsaking, abandonment, 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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abandonment

    Synonyms:
    betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    Antonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abandonment(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abandoning, relinquishment, desertion, dereliction

  2. abandonment(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

neglect, dropout, drop-out, discontinuance, desertion, surrender, discontinuation, quitting, abandoned, cessation, 'abandon, leaver, non-completion, abandon, relinquishment, renunciation, quit, grubbing-up, leaving, dereliction, closure



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