Abandon(n.) A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.
Abandon(v.) Abandonment; relinquishment.
Abandon(v. t.) To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
Abandon(v. t.) To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.
Abandon(v. t.) Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense.
Abandon(v. t.) To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.
Abandoned(a.) Forsaken, deserted.
Abandoned(a.) Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked ; as, an abandoned villain.
Abandoned(imp. & p. p.) of Abandon
Abandoner(n.) One who abandons.
Abandoning(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abandon
Abandonment(n.) The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.
Abandonment(n.) The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against.
Abandonment(n.) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.
Abandonment(n.) The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion.
Abandonment(n.) Careless freedom or ease; abandon.
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