Abandon In A Sentence

Definition of Abandon

(transitive) To give up or relinquish control of, to surrender or to give oneself over, or to yield to one's emotions. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)] | (transitive) To desist in doing, practicing, following, holding, or adhering to; to turn away from; to permit to lapse; to renounce; to discontinue. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)] | (transitive) To leave behind; to desert as in a ship or a position, typically in response to overwhelming odds or impending dangers; to forsake, in spite of a duty or responsibility. [First attested in the late 15th century.]

How To Use Abandon In A Sentence?

  • Just as he was about to abandon his search something fluttered at the very roots of the bush.
  • Therefore, while not exposing himself needlessly, he advanced with more abandon than before.
  • They would sooner be disbanded than abandon that tune; it is a part of their system.
  • To abandon them would argue, not diffidence in his abilities, but treachery to his cause.
  • Come, we must abandon this height, as night is setting in, and the messenger is not returned.
  • But lack of funds prevented further experiment, and Haenlein had to abandon his attempts.
  • Neither you nor I shall be to them what we have been; but still, let us not abandon them.
  • One hour slipped by and then another, and still I did not abandon hope of their appearance.
  • Surely,' she says, with her eyes filled with tears, 'you are not going to abandon me.
  • For my poor dear father, when he knows all my crime, will abandon me, as I deserve.
  • The French did not abandon so lightly their scheme of striking at Albion through Cinderella.
  • The failure at New Ross had compelled them for the time to abandon their attack on Waterford.
  • My neighbour Menedemus, well deceiv'd, Would ne'er have seen his son abandon him.
  • They were told at their reception that they might abandon themselves to all kinds of licentiousness.
  • Their sails had been taken from them and they were ordered to sink rather than abandon their position.
  • Rather than abandon such enterprises, they would persuade him to a strange alliance between those extremes.
  • I started from him with horror, pointed out to him his ingratitude and folly, and intreated him to abandon his purpose.
  • Every arrangement was made for my departure, and during the preparations, the sultan was continually with me, persuading me to abandon the idea.
  • In fact, officers of the national societies predict that the societies will gradually abandon the field of insurance and develop along other lines.
  • They neglect their intellectual life, and abandon all attempts to keep in the movement, all in order to grind down the weekly bills.
  • No enticement, even of a dog-friend or of a great bone, will induce this faithful servant to abandon his charge.
  • We do not then intend to abandon speculation, but to plant it, if we can, on a better foundation, and build it up according to a better method.
  • It was but a passing boy with a stick, but Dicky was sufficiently disturbed to abandon his quarters and take his music elsewhere.
  • He may, at any time, abandon the refined and artistic methods of high finance for primitive, crude and direct means unworthy of his talents.
  • Still I could not consent to give up the trial and abandon those dreams of renown in which I had indulged.
  • Whereupon the Sikhs abandon a neighboring fort, and the road to Kulallwala is open without a shot fired.
  • With regard to the concert the Philharmonic had resolved to give in my behalf, I would entreat them not to abandon their intention.
  • Whether it will be necessary for her to act in defense of the doctrine or abandon it, may well be determined by the issue of the present war.
  • But when Miliuc heard that Patrick had arrived, he wished not to believe for him, and to abandon the pagan religion.
  • In connection with this difficult question Brant had intended making a trip to England, but was forced to abandon the idea.
  • The minds of men were occupied with problems which it alone seemed to be able to resolve, and they would not abandon it at the will of the first innovator.
  • He had been stretched in an attitude of abandon on the couch when she opened the oak paneled door, but he jumped to his feet in a spasm of rage and alarm when he discovered that he had a visitor.

Short & Simple Example Sentence For Abandon | Abandon Sentence

  • Now you would abandon me.
  • But we do not intend to abandon speculation.
  • Could you abandon the dear maid at home?
  • Should he really abandon his master to his fate?
  • Let us abandon the monkeys for the present.
  • But the exile did not cause the friends of reform to abandon their ideas.
  • But I loved to live and did not want to abandon all my hopes.
  • With her I'll else abandon thee!

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