Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you abandon something, you go away from it with no plan to return.

Examples: (verb) Many teens abandon chances of a successful future when they drop out of school. (verb) The government abandons after-school programs when money is tight.

Synonyms: verbs: leave (behind), discard, reject.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 A

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