The intentional and indefensible abandonment of a responsibility, such as to military service or to a spouse.
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.
The transfer of a title or deed to another, without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
Abandonment of a right, whether open or tacit, without transferring it to someone else; in criminal law, the total voluntary abandonment of a criminal activity before it is committed with the purpose of foiling that activity.
An oral or written statement that one is resigning a position or office:
A voluntary relinquishing of a right or privilege. Although a waiver may result from an explicit surrender or by circumstances, courts frown on accepting waivers of constitutional rights. The party waiving a right must have knowledge of that right and the informed intention of surrendering it.
The quality or state of being incontinent.
Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
The act of defecting from one's country
the act of giving something up
Find another word for abandonment. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abandonment, like: desertion, abdication, demission, quitclaim, relinquishment, renunciation, resignation, surrender, waiver, abandon and incontinence.