abandonment

Definition of abandonment

noun:

  • the act of giving something up. Synonyms: desertion, forsaking.
  • withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless". Synonyms: defection, desertion.
  • the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away.

Related words

abscondment, apostasy, bolt, decampment, deviationism, discard, exposure, tergiversation.

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  • abandonment is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 16 points
  • abandonment is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 16 points
  • abandonment is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 21 points
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