Meaning of 'abandon'
- A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from
artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease. - Abandonment; relinquishment. - To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
- To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to
renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to
desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit;
- Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at
self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad
- To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured
person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a
policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured