[noun] the trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon" Synonyms: wantonness, unconstraint
[noun] a feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger" Synonyms: wildness
[verb] forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
[verb] stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some calims in these negociations" Synonyms: give up
[verb] give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead" Synonyms: give up
[verb] leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight" Synonyms: vacate, empty
[verb] leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children" Synonyms: forsake, desolate, desert