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Synonyms for abandonment

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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


Translations for abandonment

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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