transitive verb | aban·don
  1. : to give up with the intent of never again asserting or claiming an interest in (a right or property)

  1. : to disassociate oneself from or forsake in spite of a duty or responsibility to abandon one's child

  1. : to renounce one's obligations and rights under abandon a contract

  1. : to fail purposely to bring to completion or fruition abandon a crime abandon a lawsuit