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Adjective
Having been deserted or left
“Some are abandoned pets; others were born on the streets.”
Adjective
Wild and uninhibited
“Trinbagonians hit the streets at 1am for Jouvert, a small-hours celebration that sees the capital erupt with abandoned sensuality.”
Adjective
No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers
Abandoned buildings that become a breeding ground for crime.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to cause to remain behind
“But mothers who abandon their babies anonymously have no easy way to learn of the child's status or prove their maternity in time to appear and contest the adoption.”
Verb
Simple past tense for leave in troubled state
“However, the company doesn't want to abandon the practice, and hopes new technology will improve the return on investment.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to give up
“The authorities have abandoned any attempt to distribute food.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to subdue
“After months of madness in the house, they decided to abandon the place and move back to Philadelphia.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions
“But, unfortunately, some parents seem to be oblivious to this perception and abandon such children to their fate.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions
“Great leaders have the strength to abandon themselves to the wild ideas of others.”
Verb
Past participle for to cause to remain behind
“But mothers who abandon their babies anonymously have no easy way to learn of the child's status or prove their maternity in time to appear and contest the adoption.”
Verb
Past participle for leave in troubled state
“However, the company doesn't want to abandon the practice, and hopes new technology will improve the return on investment.”
Verb
Past participle for to give up
“The authorities have abandoned any attempt to distribute food.”
Verb
Past participle for to subdue
“After months of madness in the house, they decided to abandon the place and move back to Philadelphia.”
Verb
Past participle for to give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions
“But, unfortunately, some parents seem to be oblivious to this perception and abandon such children to their fate.”
Verb
Past participle for to give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions
“Great leaders have the strength to abandon themselves to the wild ideas of others.”
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