abandons

The word “abandons” has 3 syllables: a-ban-dons.

It's pronounced as /əˈbændənz/.


What is synonym and antonym for abandons?

In the thesaurus, “abandons” has 29 synonyms and 29 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abandons along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for abandons

  • aborts
  • cancels
  • desert
  • discard
  • discontinue
  • discontinues
  • ditch
  • drop out
  • drops
  • dump
  • ends
  • forsake
  • forsakes
  • indulges
  • leave
  • leave behind
  • leaves
  • pull out
  • quit
  • quits
  • reject
  • renounce
  • revokes
  • spontaneity
  • stop
  • surrender
  • surrenders
  • vacate
  • withdraw

Antonyms for abandons

  • advance
  • allow
  • approve
  • begin
  • begins
  • come
  • continue
  • continues
  • denies
  • engages
  • go
  • goes
  • harbors
  • has
  • hold
  • holds
  • keep
  • keeps
  • maintain
  • maintains
  • owns
  • persevere
  • persists
  • possesses
  • reclaims
  • remain
  • retains
  • start
  • stay

Meanings of abandons

  • verb
    1. To give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions.
    2. To desist in doing, practicing, following, holding, or adhering to; to turn away from; to permit to lapse; to renounce; to discontinue.
    3. To leave behind; to desert as in a ship or a position, typically in response to overwhelming odds or impending dangers; to forsake, in spite of a duty or responsibility.
    4. To subdue; to take control of.
    5. To cast out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
    6. To no longer exercise a right, title, or interest, especially with no interest of reclaiming it again; to yield; to relinquish.
    7. To surrender to the insurer (an insured item), so as to claim a total loss.
  • noun
    1. A yielding to natural impulses or inhibitions; freedom from artificial constraint, with loss of appreciation of consequences.
    2. Abandonment; relinquishment.
    3. (British slang) Abandoned children; foundlings.
    4. (British slang) Prostitutes.

Example Sentences

  • Faced with insurmountable challenges, he often abandons projects halfway through.
  • The explorer never abandons the quest for new discoveries, no matter the obstacles.
  • As the storm intensifies, the ship's crew abandons the vessel for safety.
  • The loyal dog never abandons its owner, no matter how difficult the circumstances.
  • A true friend never abandons you in times of need, offering support and understanding.

On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abandons, such as: aborts, advance, allow, approve, begin, begins, cancels.

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Related Words

aborts

  • abandons
  • break off
  • cancels
  • cut off
  • halt
  • interrupt
  • miscarry
  • nullify
  • revokes
  • scrap
  • scrub
  • terminate

calls

  • abandons
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  • address
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calls off

  • abandons
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  • cancels
  • detracts
  • distracts
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  • recalls
  • revokes
  • scraps
  • throws off

jettisons

quits

  • abandon
  • abandons
  • acquits
  • behaves
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  • carries
  • cease
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  • composes
  • concedes
  • conclude
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  • give up
  • go
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  • halt
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  • handles
  • leave
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  • meets
  • moves
  • pays
  • pull out
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • restrains
  • retire
  • settles
  • starts
  • stops
  • submits
  • succumbs
  • surrender
  • surrenders
  • suspend
  • terminate
  • terminates
  • vacate
  • withdraw

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