Translation of "abandon" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈbæn·dən/ us /əˈbæn·dən/

to leave someone or something somewhere

Dad had to abandon the car by the side of the road.

to stop doing something before it is finished

renunciar a
We abandoned the picnic when it started to rain.

(Translation of “abandon” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈbӕndən/

to leave, not intending to return to

abandonar, dejar
The bank robbers abandoned the stolen car.

to stop doing something because of a problem

The match had to be abandoned because of the bad weather.

(literary) to give (oneself) completely to something

abandonarse, entregarse
After his wife’s death, he abandoned himself to despair.
abandoned adjective

having been left without any intention of returning to or reclaiming

The police found the abandoned vehicle.

not being used or cared for any more

an abandoned factory.

(literary, old-fashioned) shameless

inmoral, desvergonzado
an abandoned young woman.
abandonment noun

Lack of money led to the abandonment of the plan.

(Translation of “abandon” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)