Definition of Abandon

The word abandon is a term of recurrent use in our language and that we even use it to express various issues and situations.

One of the most common uses allows referring to leaving something or someone and also abandoning that something or someone with our abandonment action . A woman has just abandoned her baby at the church door and only left a note . I'm going to abandon my boyfriend, the relationship has worn out and is no more .
It is also frequent that the word is used to indicate the renunciation of an idea or when a goal or goal is abandoned . I'm going to drop out of college because I can't study and work at the same time and I need more work. Laura does not abandon the idea of ​​leaving the country .
On the other hand, when a physical place is left, it is also expressed through the word abandon. Milagros is going to leave the house at the end of the month .
With regard to emotions and relationships, the word abandon also has a common use, since through it it is possible to indicate the fact of allowing oneself to be manipulated and dominated either by affections, emotions, pleasures and vices , among others. Mario allowed himself to be abandoned by his anger and destroyed the entire office .

In colloquial language , when a person does not take care of and rather neglects his cleanliness, his application , the obligations contracted and the interests that dominated him until that moment, it will be said that he has been abandoned in the corresponding aspect.
Another common use is to indicate surrender to difficulties and obstacles . If you abandon yourself at this time, it will cost you a lot to regain your health .
The synonyms that are most used for this word are those of neglecting and neglecting , while the concept that is opposed is that of protecting , which on the contrary refers to protecting, using the protection or the favor that someone or something grants us .


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