"abandonment" Definition

  1. n. The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.
  2. n. The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against.
  3. n. The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.
  4. n. The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion.
  5. n. Careless freedom or ease; abandon.

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Position in dictionary: 209 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "abandonment": 1
Words that end with "abandonment": 1
Words that contain "abandonment": 1
Next words in dictionary: abandum, abanet, abanga, abannation, abannition
Previous words in dictionary: abandoning, abandoner, abandonee, abandonedly, abandoned

English Dictionary Definition of abandonment

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