v.放弃, 抛弃, 放纵
She rationalized her decision to abandon her baby by saying she could not afford to keep it.
Those who abandon themselves to despair can not succeed.
The next-best solution is to abandon the project altogether.
He abandoned himself to despair.
They had abandoned all hope.
The cruel man abandoned his wife and child.
1. 丢弃; 抛弃, 遗弃
The crew abandoned the burning ship.
The broken bike was found abandoned by the river side.
2. 放弃, 中止
He finally abandoned his reformist ideas.
3. (与oneself连用)使放纵; 使听任[(+to)]
She abandoned herself to despair.
1. 放纵, 放任
abandon oneself to
The young man abandoned himself to despair.