Synonyms for Abandoning:


abandoning (verb)
Deserting, defecting, leaving, Abdicating, Resigning, Vacating, Surrendering, dropping, relinquishing, Quitting, forsaking, Evacuating, Discontinuing.
ceasing (verb)
Desisting, breaking, Ceasing, Refraining, Pausing, Interrupting, halting, Terminating, ending, Staying, closing, stopping, Remitting, Culminating, Suspending.
departing (verb)
parting, going, Decamping, departing, exiting, withdrawing, fleeing, Embarking.
giving up (verb)
Ceasing, relinquishing, Surrendering, stopping, Quitting, withdrawing, Discontinuing, Resigning, Desisting, giving up.
rejecting (verb)
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.
relinquishing (verb)
releasing, disowning, Renouncing, Capitulating, Waiving, forgoing.
renouncing (verb)
crossing, backsliding, Disavowing, Abnegating, Retracting, betraying.
resigning (verb)
retiring, accepting.
ridding (verb)
Dispelling, parting with, Disposing, Dismissing, relegating, Canceling, casting off, letting go, Ridding.

Other synonyms:

giving up.

Usage examples for Abandoning

  1. " 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. We cannot arrange with our enemy, in the present conjuncture, without abandoning the interest of mankind. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. Perhaps- who could tell- this might be Caroline Smith herself, come to tap at the door when he was on the very verge of abandoning the adventure. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand