Synonyms for desertion

Synonyms for (noun) desertion

Synonyms: defection, desertion, abandonment

Definition: withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

Usage: his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless

Similar words: withdrawal

Definition: the act of withdrawing

Usage: the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam


Synonyms: forsaking, abandonment, desertion

Definition: the act of giving something up

Similar words: rejection

Definition: the act of rejecting something

Usage: his proposals were met with rejection