Synonyms for Abandoning:
Deserting, defecting, leaving, Abdicating, Resigning, Vacating, Surrendering, dropping, relinquishing, Quitting, forsaking, Evacuating, Discontinuing.
Desisting, breaking, Ceasing, Refraining, Pausing, Interrupting, halting, Terminating, ending, Staying, closing, stopping, Remitting, Culminating, Suspending.
parting, going, Decamping, departing, exiting, withdrawing, fleeing, Embarking.
•giving up (verb)
Ceasing, relinquishing, Surrendering, stopping, Quitting, withdrawing, Discontinuing, Resigning, Desisting, giving up.
draining, Ejaculating, Culling, seeping, Cropping, shedding, Oppugning, barring, Checking, Trashing, Excising, deep-sixing, belching, Blackballing, disapproving, Sniping, Excluding, erupting, Rejecting, venting, Denying, exhausting, vomiting, Disclaiming, blacklisting, junking, Eliminating, Ejecting, Discarding, emitting, Spewing, clipping, Secreting, cutting, exuding, Disallowing, excreting, Jilting, shearing, Chopping, Lopping, Disgorging, Discharging, Curtailing, jettisoning.
releasing, disowning, Renouncing, Capitulating, Waiving, forgoing.
crossing, backsliding, Disavowing, Abnegating, Retracting, betraying.
Dispelling, parting with, Disposing, Dismissing, relegating, Canceling, casting off, letting go, Ridding.
Usage examples for Abandoning
" His abandoning the proceedings," said M. Bono, " would in my opinion amount to the same thing as his failing to prove his charges, and you would do well to prefer it to a trial which would do your reputation no good, even if you were completely successful. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt