The definition of forsake is to abandon or to give up something.
To leave (a house, room, etc.) uninhabited or untenanted; give up the occupancy of
To give up possession of; to yield; to resign.
(Archaic) To stop; end
To leave off doing something; desist from continuing
To scuttle is to move quickly, especially away from something dangerous.
Scrap means to throw away something that is no longer useful.
To resign is to give up power, to voluntarily quit a job or come to terms with something as unavoidable.
Repudiate is to refuse to have anything to do with or to reject in a public way.
To give up (a claim, right, belief, etc.), usually by a formal public statement
To give up, stop succumbing to (a negative emotion etc.).
To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To depart from; leave:
To fail to carry out (an expected or required action) through carelessness or by intention; leave undone
To leave abandoned, isolated, or helpless
To give license or a license to or for; permit formally
(Informal) To throw away as worthless or get rid of by selling as junk; discard; scrap
To renounce on oath; promise earnestly to give up
To flee is defined as to run away from someone or something to get away from something unpleasant.
To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
To get away from (a person, especially a companion).
To throw away, abandon, or get rid of as no longer valuable or useful
To leave one's country because of disapproval of its political policies and settle in another that opposes such policies
Chuck means to get rid of something, to give it up or to toss it.
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
To give up (opinions) publicly; recant
To surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)
To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
To decline to accept responsibility or to warranty.
(--- Sports) To allow (a goal or point, for example) to be scored by the opposing team or player.
To cede is to give up or surrender power or territory.
To lose or give up (something) on account of an offense, error, or failure to fulfill an agreement:
To cease (from an action); stop; abstain
To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
To ostracize is to deliberately exclude or leave someone out.
To refuse to own or to refuse to acknowledge one’s own.
To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
(Nautical) To yield or give way.
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
(With relationship implied by context) To obtain (a pet) from a shelter or the wild.
To use gently; spare
Uphold is defined as to support or defend, or to keep from sinking.
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To keep fondly in mind; treasure:
To support (a mistress or lover) financially.
To try to find, get, win, etc.; strive for; seek after
To keep in one's service or pay:
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
To forsake; abandon.
To transfer or pour off completely:
Find another word for abandoning. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abandoning, like: deserting, forsaking, vacating, waiving, surrendering, surceasing, stopping, scuttling, scrapping, resigning and repudiating.