Synonyms for abandon

Synonyms for (noun) abandon

Synonyms: wantonness, unconstraint, abandon

Definition: the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry

Usage: she danced with abandon

Similar words: unrestraint

Definition: the quality of lacking restraint


Synonyms: wildness, abandon

Definition: a feeling of extreme emotional intensity

Usage: the wildness of his anger

Similar words: passion, passionateness

Definition: a strong feeling or emotion

Synonyms for (verb) abandon

Synonyms: abandon, forsake, desert, desolate

Definition: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

Usage: The mother deserted her children

Similar words: leave

Definition: go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness

Usage: She left a mess when she moved out; His good luck finally left him; her husband left her after 20 years of marriage; she wept thinking she had been left behind


Synonyms: abandon, vacate, empty

Definition: leave behind empty; move out of

Usage: You must vacate your office by tonight

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight


Synonyms: abandon

Definition: forsake, leave behind

Usage: We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot

Similar words: discard, dispose, toss, toss away, toss out, throw away, throw out, fling, put away, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out

Definition: throw or cast away

Usage: Put away your worries