The act of abandoning a person with the intent of terminating the duties or him or her. For example, the intentional failure by a parent to communicate with or to provide financial or other support to his children. See also desertion.
The ability to fly:
The state of having escaped
The act of leaving.
(Proper) The withdrawal of the Southern states from the federal Union at the start of the Civil War
A failing or failure
The act or an instance of renouncing:
Abandonment of one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
The act or process of withdrawing, as:
The act of keeping away from, escaping, evading, or preventing.
A means of evading; a subterfuge.
The act or an instance of eluding or escaping; evasion.
The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
Withdrawal from one's occupation or position, especially upon reaching a certain age.
The act of resigning
A court order or other document establishing such a dissolution.
Find another word for desertion. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for desertion, like: abandonment, flight, escape, departure, leaving, secession, defection, dereliction, renunciation, disavowing and disavowal.