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Principal Translations
abandonar vtr (algo o alguien: dejar solo)abandon vtr
 informalgive up vtr
 dutiesneglect vtr
 Su madre lo abandonó al nacer y los criaron las monjas.
 Their mother abandoned them at birth and they were raised by nuns.
abandonar vtr (un lugar: irse)leave vtr
 literaryabandon vtr
 El forastero abandonó la ciudad.
 The stranger left the city.
abandonar vtr (renunciar)abandon, give up vtr
 privilegio, títulorelinquish
 informalquit vtr
 He abandonado la idea de ser ingeniero algún día.
abandonar vtr (estudios: no seguir) schoolquit vtr
 Abandonó los estudios a los catorce años.
 He quit school at the age of fourteen.
abandonarse v pron (dejarse dominar por una emoción)give in to vi
 Bastó un beso de María para que Juan se abandonara a la pasión.
 One kiss from Mary was enough for Juan to give in to his passion.
abandonarse v pron (dejarse dominar por un vicio)give oneself over to vi
 Javier se abandonó a la bebida cuando se quedó sin trabajo.
 
Additional Translations
abandonar vtr (a alguien a su suerte)desert vtr
 Her husband deserted her after 25 years of marriage.
abandonar vtr deportes (dejar la competición)pull out, withdraw, concede defeat vtr
 chessresign vtr
 They had to pull out of (or: withdraw from) the tournament because of injuries.
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Compound Forms:
abandonar a su suerte leave to its fate
antes de abandonar el hotel before leaving the hotel, before check-out
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