[n] the trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"
[n] a feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger"
[v] stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give in these negociations"
[v] leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
[v] leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
[v] give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
[v] forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"