Definition of abandoned


  • forsaken by owner or inhabitants; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse". Synonyms: derelict, deserted.
  • free from constraint; - Liam O'Flaherty; "an abandoned sadness born of grief".


  • forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot". Synonyms: abandon.
  • give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God", "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti", "We gave the drowning victim up for dead". Synonyms: abandon, give up.
  • leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight". Synonyms: abandon, empty, vacate.
  • stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage", "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations". Synonyms: abandon, give up.
  • leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children". Synonyms: abandon, desert, desolate, forsake.

Related words

chuck, consign, ditch, expose, forego, foreswear, forfeit, forgo, maroon, quit, relinquish, renounce, strand, waive.

More information about abandoned

abandoned unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • abandoned is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 13 points
  • abandoned is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 13 points
  • abandoned is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 16 points
Classic Word Puzzles
by AppGeneration Software
Word Search Nature
Classic Word Puzzles
by AppGeneration Software

Word of the Day


noun: act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics.

Unscramble supplanting
SCRABBLE® is a registered trademark. All intellectual property rights in and to the game are owned in the U.S.A and Canada by Hasbro Inc., and throughout the rest of the world by J.W. Spear & Sons Limited of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, a subsidiary of Mattel Inc. Mattel and Spear are not affiliated with Hasbro. Words with Friends is a trademark of Zynga. This site is for entertainment purposes only and is not sponsored by or affiliated with Hasbro, Mattel Inc. or Zynga in any way.