دیکشنری پایش - Collins4





aban·don abandons abandoning abandoned

1. [VERB: V n, V-ed]

If you abandon a place, thing, or person, you leave the place, thing, or person permanently or for a long time, especially when you should not do so.

He claimed that his parents had abandoned him...

The road is strewn with abandoned vehicles.

2. [VERB: V n]

If you abandon an activity or piece of work, you stop doing it before it is finished.

The authorities have abandoned any attempt to distribute food...

= give up ،ظ continue

3. [VERB: V n]

If you abandon an idea or way of thinking, you stop having that idea or thinking in that way.

Logic had prevailed and he had abandoned the idea.

= give up

4. [N-UNCOUNT: usu with N] disapproval

If you say that someone does something with abandon, you mean that they behave in a wild, uncontrolled way and do not think or care about how they should behave.

He has spent money with gay abandon...

see also abandoned

6. [PHRASE: v inflects]

If people abandon ship, they get off a ship because it is sinking