Definition of abandonment

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abandonment - 4 definitions

- noun
1.abandonment -- the act of giving something up
synonyms: forsaking, desertion
Source:WordNet 3.0
2.desertion -- withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
synonyms: desertion, defection
Source:WordNet 3.0
3.abandonment -- the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
Source:WordNet 3.0
4.abandonment, abandonments --
synonyms: abandonments
Source:OWL 2 Web Ontology Language