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Definition of 'abandonment'

Noun

  1. the act of giving something up
       Synonyms: forsaking desertion
  2. withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
       Synonyms: desertion defection
  3. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away


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