Definitions For Abandon


  • The trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
  • A feeling of extreme emotional intensity
  • A feeling or attitude of wild or complete freedom


  • Stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
  • Leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  • Leave behind empty; move out of
  • Give up with the intent of never claiming again
  • Forsake, leave behind
  • To leave and never return to (someone who needs protection or help)
  • To leave and never return to (something)
  • To leave (a place) because of danger

Is Abandon a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Abandon is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Abandon in a Sentence

  • They abandoned the car on a back road.
  • That house was abandoned years ago.
  • The approaching fire forced hundreds of people to abandon their homes.
  • Added spices to the stew with complete abandon

Synonyms for Abandon

Antonyms for Abandon

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