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Synonyms for desertiondɪˈzɜr ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desertion, abandonment, defection(noun)

    withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

    "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"

    Synonyms:
    renunciation, defection, forsaking, abandonment, apostasy, desertion

  2. abandonment, forsaking, desertion(noun)

    the act of giving something up

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. desertion

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, capitulation, flight, surrender

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. desertion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, relinquishment, dereliction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

defection, dropout, drop-out, abandonment, neglect


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