WordReference English Thesaurus © 2017
abandon
  • unrestraint
  • spontaneity
  • freedom
  • impetuosity
  • exuberance
  • uninhibitedness
  • enthusiasm
  • vigor
  • élan
  • recklessness
  • vigour
  • wantonness
  • wildness
  • excess
  • impetuousness


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2017
abandon
  • Sense: To give up
    • relinquish
    • leave off
    • withdraw from
    • discontinue
    • quit
    • give over
    • break off
    • throw over
    • throw off
    • let go
    • cease
    • desist
    • renounce
    • forgo
    • forswear
    • dispense with
    • lay down
    • cast aside
    • cast off
    • cast away
    • discard
    • give away
    • hand over
    • part with
    • surrender
    • forfeit
    • yield
    • deliver
    • cede
    • lay aside
    • concede
    • waive
    • abdicate
    • resign
    • disclaim
    • back down from
    • back out of
    • go back on
    • break with
    • break
    • drop
    • lose hope of
    • secede from
    • bow out
    • pull out
    • apostatize
    • quitclaim
    • break the pattern
    • break the habit
    • chuck
    • throw in the towel
    • throw in the sponge
    • cop out
    • hang up the fiddle
    • stop
    • jack in (slang)
    • chuck in (slang)
    • give up
    • renege

  • Sense: To leave a person, place, or thing in trouble
    • desert
    • forsake
    • leave
    • quit
    • back out on
    • run away
    • break with
    • break up with
    • defect
    • reject
    • disown
    • cast off
    • ostracize
    • maroon
    • strand
    • have done with
    • be done with
    • depart from
    • flee
    • vacate
    • evacuate
    • throw overboard
    • jettison
    • leave behind
    • slip away from
    • turn one's back on
    • stand up
    • leave in the lurch
    • leave high and dry
    • walk out on
    • run out on
    • skip out on
    • fink out on
    • take a powder
    • duck out
    • bolt
    • bail out
    • turn tail
    • leave flat
    • leave in the cold
    • drop
    • ditch
    • bid a long farewell
    • ostracise
    • dump (slang)
    • chuck (slang)
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