To forsake a party or cause, esp. so as to join the opposition
To forsake; abandon
To leave; abandon
Abandon is defined as to leave something behind.
To tergiversate is to often change your mind about a subject or cause, or to change your alliances.
(Slang) To depart from; leave:
To give a reward to or for.
(Law) To give up a right, trust, etc.
To renege is to abandon something or go back on something you had promised.
To renounce or surrender (something owned, a right, etc.)
To flee is defined as to run away from someone or something to get away from something unpleasant.
To run away secretly, esp. in order to get married
To break or leave camp
To start suddenly and run away, as a horse
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
To surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)
To leave or surrender possession.
Rat is defined as to tease hair, or to hunt for rats, or is slang for betray.
To divert or deflect:
To brace or support with a stay or stays
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To obey is defined as to carry out given orders.
To continue to do:
(Intransitive) To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
Approach means to move close to something.
Find another word for deserting. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deserting, like: defecting, desolating, forsaking, abandoning, tergiversating, splitting, rewarding, renouncing, reneging, relinquishing and leaving.