What is the opposite of abandoned?

25 antonyms found



[ ɐbˈandənd], [ ɐbˈandənd], [ ɐ_b_ˈa_n_d_ə_n_d]

Antonyms for Abandoned:


Usage examples of Abandoned:

  1. For the time being the search under the sea for the treasure ship Pandora had been abandoned "Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic", Victor Appleton.
  2. Only, as a matter of course, Mr. Tregear must be abandoned "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
  3. I have never abandoned it myself, and I know the comfort of it. "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.

Quotes for Abandoned:

  1. As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves. Daniel J. Boorstin.
  2. That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards. Janis Karpinski.
  3. The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned was against me. Ida Tarbell.