What are the antonyms for ABANDON?
- attempt, unobtrusiveness, avouch, compass, achieve, develop, declare, grasp, await, shoulder, adopt, tarry, commence, accept, obtain, essay, enjoy, watch, entertain, squire, avow, accomplish, kick off, sojourn, stick around, retain, take on, affirm, defend, dredge, possess, cultivate, bear, earn, see, superintend, borrow, insist, profess, lodge, gain, ransack, bashfulness, endure, scour, diffidence, convoy, anticipate, expect, get off, constraint, hold up, take over, attain, master, hang around, abide, support, endeavor, attend, appreciate, inhabit, modesty, procure, oversee, wait, comb, reserve, stop, withhold, remain, own, reach, coyness, dwell, continue, acquire, bide, prop, cherish, get, lead off, stay, rifle, embrace, allege, finalize, arrive at, backwardness, live, confront, contend, stand by, assert, aver, coldness, undertake, keep up, supervise, assume, chaperone, justify, strive, uphold, maintain, reside, espouse, rest, take up, accompany, embark, begin, shyness, tolerate.
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Usage Examples for ABANDON
- Come back to you and abandon her - "An Outcast of the Islands" by Joseph Conrad
- At first she merely watched him with amusement then talked and played with him but not freely and with abandon only so far as was proper with a dog whose master had become a suspicious character - "The Pines of Lory" by John Ames Mitchell
- I had reluctantly promised my wife that I would abandon the Plains - "An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)" by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
- He could not he said return to office alone or abandon the party he had been at so much pains to create - "Cavour" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
- He does not build a decent house for he may have to abandon it before the week's end - "Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler