abandon oneself


abandon oneself
v. give oneself over to; surrender oneself

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • abandon oneself to — indulge in (a desire or impulse) without restraint. → abandon …   English new terms dictionary

  • abandon oneself to — surrender oneself to, lose all restraint, become addicted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abandon oneself on drinking — v. become addicted to drinking, drink too much alcohol …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abandon oneself to grief — enter into a mourning state completely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abandon — ► VERB 1) desert or leave permanently. 2) give up (an action or practice) completely. 3) (abandon oneself to) indulge in (a desire or impulse) without restraint. ► NOUN ▪ complete lack of inhibition or restraint. DERIVATIVES abandonme …   English terms dictionary

  • abandon — abandon1 abandonable, adj. abandoner, n. abandonment, n. /euh ban deuhn/, v.t. 1. to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon one s farm; to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship. 2. to give up; discontinue; withdraw …   Universalium

  • abandon — I. /əˈbændən / (say uh banduhn) verb (t) 1. to leave behind completely and finally: to abandon one s home. 2. to forsake utterly; desert: to abandon a child. 3. to give up all concern in: *he would never abandon his maddening, upper middle class… …   Australian English dictionary

  • abandon — I a•ban•don [[t]əˈbæn dən[/t]] v. t. 1) to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship[/ex] 2) to give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to abandon a project; to abandon hope[/ex] 3) to give… …   From formal English to slang

  • abandon — verb 1》 give up (an action or practice) completely. 2》 desert or leave permanently. 3》 (abandon oneself to) indulge in (a desire or impulse) without restraint.     ↘[as adjective abandoned] unrestrained; uninhibited: a wild, abandoned dance. noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • abandon — aban·don vt 1: to give up with the intent of never again asserting or claiming an interest in (a right or property) 2: to disassociate oneself from or forsake in spite of a duty or responsibility to abandon one s child 3: to renounce one s… …   Law dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.