abandonment - definitions and synonyms

abandonment noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : the act of giving something up

    Synonyms:

    desertion / forsaking
  2. English Meaning: 

    : withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

    Example Sentenses:

    • his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless

    Synonyms:

    defection / desertion
  3. English Meaning: 

    : the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away