abandon

01. We found a cat that had been [abandoned] by its owners when they moved away.
02. The house has looked [abandoned] since the Bates family moved away 2 years ago.
03. The police finally had to [abandon] their search after looking for the lost child for over a year.
04. The [abandonment] of a newborn baby in a dumpster is being treated by police as a possible murder attempt.
05. John has had to [abandon] his plans to become a doctor because he gets sick at the sight of blood.
06. Police have found the body of an elderly man in an old [abandoned] car on a small dirt road in the countryside.
07. News of the [abandonment] of a mother dog and her six puppies in a park resulted in a number of calls to the newspaper from people hoping to adopt the animals.
08. She had to [abandon] her car and walk to work after getting stuck in the snow.
09. I will never [abandon] my dream of becoming a writer.
10. There is a Latin proverb which states that fortune favors the bold, but [abandons] the timid.
11. Harriet Van Horne once said that cooking is like love; it should be entered into with [abandon] or not at all.
12. They [abandoned] the dog because they could no longer take care of it.
13. A mother panda often gives birth to two cubs, but [abandons] one, and only takes care of the other.
14. Three million cars are [abandoned] every year in the United States.
15. If frightened or threatened, a mother rabbit may [abandon], ignore, or eat her babies.
16. We had to [abandon] our plans to buy our own house after I got laid off at work.
17. By the early 5th century, Rome had [abandoned] its lands on the British Isles.
18. Bob Marley sang, "Until the philosophy which holds one race superior, and another inferior is finally, and permanently discredited and [abandoned], there will be war."
19. The young woman was arrested for [abandoning] her baby after the infant was found alone at a bus station.

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  • abandon — [ abɑ̃dɔ̃ ] n. m. • XIIe; de l a. fr. (mettre) à bandon « au pouvoir de », d o. germ. 1 ♦ Action de renoncer (à une chose), de laisser (qqch.). Politique d abandon. ⇒ abdication, concession. Abandon des hostilités. ⇒ arrêt, capitulation,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • abandon — ABANDON. s. m. État où est une personne, une chose abandonnée. Il est dans un abandon général. Il est dans l abandon de Dieu, dans l abandon de tous ses amis.Abandon, se dit aussi en parlant Des discours, des ouvrages, des manières, etc. d Une… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • abandon — aban·don vt 1: to give up with the intent of never again asserting or claiming an interest in (a right or property) 2: to disassociate oneself from or forsake in spite of a duty or responsibility to abandon one s child 3: to renounce one s… …   Law dictionary

  • abandon — ABANDÓN, abandonuri, s.n. 1. Părăsire împotriva regulilor morale şi a obligaţiilor materiale a copiilor, familiei etc. 2. Părăsire a unui bun sau renunţare la un drept. 3. Renunţare la continuarea participării într o probă sportivă. – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Abandon — Студийный альбом Deep Purple …   Википедия

  • Abandon — A*ban don ([.a]*b[a^]n d[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abandoned} ( d[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abandoning}.] [OF. abandoner, F. abandonner; a (L. ad) + bandon permission, authority, LL. bandum, bannum, public proclamation, interdiction, bannire to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abandon — [ə ban′dən] vt. [ME abandonen < OFr abandoner < mettre a bandon, to put under (someone else s) ban, relinquish: see BAN1] 1. to give up (something) completely or forever [to abandon all hope] 2. to leave, as in danger or out of necessity;… …   English World dictionary

  • abandon — vb 1 Abandon, desert, forsake mean to quit absolutely. Abandon implies surrender of control or possession often with the implication that the thing abandoned is left to the mercy of someone or something else {the ghost of grandeur that lingers… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abandon — Abandon. substantif masculin verbal. Estat où est une personne ou une chose delaissée. Il n est guere en usage qu en cette maniere de parler adverbiale. A l abandon. laisser à l abandon. tout est à l abandon …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Abandon — A*ban don, n. [F. abandon. fr. abandonner. See {Abandon}, v.] Abandonment; relinquishment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abandon — Álbum de Deep Purple Publicación 2 de junio de 1998 Grabación 1997 1998 Género(s) Hard rock Duración 57:07 …   Wikipedia Español

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