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abandon

44 antonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɐbˈandən], [ɐbˈandən], [ɐ_b_ˈa_n_d_ə_n]
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Antonyms for Abandon:

adopt, advocate, assert, carefulness, cherish, claim, constraint, court, defend, discipline, discreetness, discretion, embarrassment, favor, haunt, heedfulness, hold, inhibition, keep, maintain, occupy, prosecute, protect, pursue, repression, reserve, restraint, retain, reticence, seek, self-command, self-consciousness, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-mastery, self-restraint, support, suppression, undertake, uneasiness, uphold, vindicate, willpower.

Usage examples of Abandon:

  1. I abandon Guizot and Thiers. "The Parisians, Book 11.",Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. We'll have to abandon the locomotive if they get through. "Tom of the Raiders",Austin Bishop.
  3. So with heavy hearts they resolved once more to abandon Virginia. "This Country Of Ours",H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall.

Quotes for Abandon:

  1. Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. Harriet Van Horne.
  2. It sounds corny, but I've promised my inner child that never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again. Wynonna Judd.
  3. Jim, as just a spoken poet, was not that good. He needed the music behind him. He felt a security and a sense of abandon when the music existed around him. Ray Manzarek.

Idioms of Abandon:

  1. Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.;
  2. abandon oneself to sth;
  3. abandon oneself to;