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abandon

v. to intentionally and permanently give up, surrender, leave, desert, or relinquish all interest or ownership in property, a home or other premises, a right of way, and even a spouse, family, or children. The word is often used in situations to determine whether a tenant has left his/her apartment and the property inside and does not intend to come back. Thus, a landlord can take over an apparently abandoned residence, but must store the things a tenant leaves behind and give notice to the tenant before selling the possessions which are left. To abandon children can mean to have no contact and give no support for a year or more. (See: abandonment, abandoned property)

abandon

(Physically leave), verb abscond, absent oneself, back out, be gone, be off, cast off, decamp, defect, depart from, desert, destituere, disappear, emigrate, forsake, hominem deserere, leave behind, leave in the lurch, make one's exit, move off, quit, remove from, retreat, run away, secede from, set off, slip away from, take leave, take one's departure, take one's leave, turn one's back on
Associated concepts: abandoned husband, abandoned land, abandoned property, abandoned wife, desertion

abandon

(Relinquish), verb abjure, abstain, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cease, cede, concede, demit, desert, desist, discard, discontinue, dispense with, dispose of, dispossess oneself of, disuse, divest oneself of, drop, forbear, forego, forsake, forswear, give away, give over, give up, give up claim to, go back on, jettison, lay aside, part with, put aside, quit, render up, renounce, resign, sacrifice, set aside, surrender, tergiversate, throw away, throw off, turn away, yield
Associated concepts: abandon a claim, abandon a crime, reeunciate a claim, surrender propertyÁ

abandon

(Withdraw), verb ab re desistere, abdicate, back down, back off, back out, forsake, omittere, pull out, quit, rem relinquere, renege, retire, retract, retreat, stand aside, tender one's resignation, vacate office
See also: annul, betray, cede, depart, disclaim, discontinue, disinherit, disown, evacuate, fail, flee, forfeit, forgo, forswear, leave, neglect, pretermit, quit, reject, relinquish, renege, renounce, repudiate, resign, retire, retreat, secede, set aside, stop, submit, vacate, void, withdraw, yield
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Reckless Abandon is out of the Listed-placed Efisio mare Sant Elena, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Ticker Tape from the family of Racing Post Trophy winner Crowded House.
LiveVox customers used to uncontrolled abandons from robo-caller products are delighted by the ability not only to minimize dropped calls, but to exploit the ACD functionality to run true skills-based routing.
However, the taxpayer must abandon the entire lease.
While the Tax Court found no abandonment by Echols or by the partnership, the Fifth Circuit reversed this holding, finding that Echols did indeed abandon his interest in the partnership during 1976.
As a result, the trustee served notice of his intention to abandon the properties to the debtor.
As a result, the Company will abandon its efforts to complete its proposed acquisition of Sunwing Energy, Ltd.
Abandon Mobile and NBC Sports recently launched NBC Sports Heads-Up Poker, a mobile game available exclusively to consumers with BREW(R)-enabled mobile handsets.
Then, in July 1999, Hayden issued a report urging officials to abandon Belmont, citing seismic and other conditions.
NEW YORK -- Satisfying the inner-competitor in all of us, Abandon Mobile, in an exclusive partnership with NBC Sports, announced today the release of two new NBC Sports wireless game titles including Bode Miller Alpine Racing and Abandon's additional release, NBC Sports Figure Skating.
Romer, who convinced the school board in March to revive the project after it voted to abandon it in 2000, said at a press conference that the decision was difficult for him, but unavoidable because of the risk to children and staff members.
Residents can report abandoned cars to the city by calling (800) ABANDON.
WHAT A media-only launch event for three new winter sports mobile game titles from Abandon Mobile and NBC Sports: Bode Miller Alpine Racing NBC Sports Figure Skating NBC Sports Speed Skating WHEN Friday, November 18, 9am-5pm WHERE Abandon Mobile 810 Seventh Avenue, 11th Floor, New York (Between W.