abandon

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1 abandon ˈbændən/ verb
abandons; abandoned; abandoning
1 abandon
ˈbændən/
verb
abandons; abandoned; abandoning
Learner's definition of ABANDON
[+ object]
: to leave and never return to (someone who needs protection or help)
: to leave and never return to (something)
: to leave (a place) because of danger
◊ If you abandon ship, you leave a boat or ship that is sinking.
◊ This phrase is sometimes used figuratively.
: to stop supporting or helping (someone or something)
: to stop doing or having (something) : to give up (something) completely

abandon yourself to

literary
: to allow yourself to be fully controlled or affected by (something, such as a strong emotion)

— abandonment

ˈbændənmənt/ noun [noncount]
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2 abandon
noun
Learner's definition of ABANDON
[noncount]
: a feeling or attitude of wild or complete freedom
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