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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. abandon: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. abandon: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. abandon: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. abandon: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. abandon: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  6. Abandon, abandon: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. abandon: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Abandon: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. abandon: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. abandon: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. abandon: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. abandon: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. abandon: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. abandon: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. abandon: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Abandon (album), Abandon (band), Abandon (disambiguation), Abandon (film), Abandon: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Abandon: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. abandon: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. abandon: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. abandon: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. abandon: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. abandon: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. abandon: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. abandon: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. abandon: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. abandon: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. abandon: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. abandon: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. abandon: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. abandon: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. abandon: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  5. abandon: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Abandon: Comprehensive Financial [home, info]
  7. abandon: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. Abandon: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abandon: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. abandon: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. abandon: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ABANDON: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. abandon: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Abandon: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abandon: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (abandon)

noun:  the trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry ("She danced with abandon")
noun:  a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
verb:  give up with the intent of never claiming again ("Abandon your life to God")
verb:  forsake, leave behind ("We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")
verb:  stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc. ("He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage")
verb:  leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
verb:  leave behind empty; move out of

Word origin

Phrases that include abandon:   abandon hope all ye who enter here, abandon allegiance, abandon an orphan in the woods, careless abandon, to abandon

Words similar to abandon:   desert, forsake, abandoned, abandoner, abandoning, abandonment, desolate, empty, give, lurch, unconstraint, vacate, wantonness, wildness, give up, more...


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