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(Law) Willful abandonment of a spouse or child owed a duty of support.
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  1. (Law) Willful abandonment of a spouse or child owed a duty of support.
  2. (Law) The willful abandonment of one's spouse, children, etc.
  3. The willful, permanent separation of one spouse from the other without acceptable cause or the other's consent, considered as a ground for divorce.
The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law. The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law.
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  1. The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law. The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law.
Relinquishment of an office or function.
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  1. Relinquishment of an office or function.
A deed or other legal paper in which a person relinquishes to another a claim or title to some property or right without guaranteeing or warranting such title
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  1. A deed or other legal paper in which a person relinquishes to another a claim or title to some property or right without guaranteeing or warranting such title
  2. The release or relinquishment of a claim, action, right, or title
  3. A renunciation of claims.
The act of relinquishing something.
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  1. The act of relinquishing something.
  2. Abandonment of a right or thing. See also abstention. Abandonment of a right or thing. See also abstention.
The act or an instance of renouncing:
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  1. The act or an instance of renouncing:
  2. The act or an instance of renouncing; a giving up formally or voluntarily, often at a sacrifice, of a right, claim, title, etc.
  3. The act of rejecting or renouncing something as invalid
The act of resigning
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  1. The act of resigning
  2. An oral or written statement that one is resigning a position or office:
  3. Patient submission; passive acceptance; acquiescence
The act of surrendering, yielding, or giving up, over, or in
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  1. The act of surrendering, yielding, or giving up, over, or in
  2. (Insurance) The voluntary abandonment of a policy by an insured person in return for a cash payment (surrender value), thus freeing the company of liability
  3. The act or an instance of surrendering:
Something that releases a person from a requirement.
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  1. Something that releases a person from a requirement.
  2. Permission for a professional athletic club to assign a player to the minor leagues or release a player from the club, granted only after all other clubs have been given the opportunity to claim the player and have not done so.
  3. A dispensation, as from a rule or penalty.
A yielding to natural impulses or inhibitions; freedom from artificial constraint, with loss of appreciation of consequences. [Early 19th century.]
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  1. A yielding to natural impulses or inhibitions; freedom from artificial constraint, with loss of appreciation of consequences. [Early 19th century.]
  2. Great enthusiasm or lack of restraint:
  3. Unrestrained freedom of action or emotion; surrender to one's impulses
The quality or state of being incontinent.
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  1. The quality or state of being incontinent.
Lack of restraint; the quality of being unrestrained.
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  1. Lack of restraint; the quality of being unrestrained.
  2. Lack of or freedom from restraint.
(Uncountable) The state or characteristic of being wanton; recklessness, especially as represented in lascivious or other excessive behavior.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or characteristic of being wanton; recklessness, especially as represented in lascivious or other excessive behavior.
  2. (Countable, dated) A particular wanton act.
The quality of being wild or untamed
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Find another word for abandonment. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abandonment, like: desertion, abdication, demission, quitclaim, relinquishment, renunciation, resignation, surrender, waiver, abandon and incontinence.