Abandon ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Abandon ( verb )

  1. To leave someone or something permanently or for an extended period of time.
  2. To give up control of or involvement in something.
  3. To stop supporting or working for a cause or organization.
  4. To stop trying to achieve something.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french abandoner, from a- (from latin ad "to, at") + bandon "control, mastery".

Examples:

  1. He abandoned his wife and children.
  2. She abandoned her dreams of becoming a doctor.
  3. They abandoned the project.
  4. The company abandoned the development of the product.
  5. He abandoned the race after he got injured.

(As a noun)

Abandon ( noun )

  1. To leave someone or something permanently or for an extended period of time.
  2. To give up control of or involvement in something.
  3. To stop supporting or working for a cause or organization.
  4. To stop trying to achieve something.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french abandoner, from a- (from latin ad "to, at") + bandon "control, mastery".

Examples:

  1. He abandoned his wife and children.
  2. She abandoned her dreams of becoming a doctor.
  3. They abandoned the project.
  4. The company abandoned the development of the product.
  5. He abandoned the race after he got injured.
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