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abandonner

  
      vt  
     (laisser seul)   
  [+époux, enfant]  
to abandon, to desert  
  [+animal domestique]  
to abandon  
Avant les vacances, beaucoup de chiens sont abandonnés par leurs maîtres.      Before the holidays, a lot of dogs are abandoned by their owners.  
abandonner qn à son sort      to abandon sb to their fate, to leave sb to their fate  
   (=quitter)  
  [+maison, patrie]  
to leave, to leave behind  
Ils ont dû abandonner tous leurs biens.      They had to leave all their possessions behind.  
     (ne pas poursuivre)   
  [+activité]  
to give up  
  [+projet]  
to abandon  
J'ai décidé d'abandonner la natation.      I've decided to give up swimming.  
     [+fonctions]   to give up  
abandonner son poste      [officier, soldat]   to desert one's post  
     (SPORT)  
  [+course, match]  
to retire from
   (=céder)  
  [+avantages, positions]  
to surrender, to relinquish  
abandonner qch à qn      to give sth up to sb  
      vi     (par découragement)    to give up  
Ah non, là j'abandonne!      Oh no, I give up!  


abandonner (s')  
      vpr/vi  
   (=se laisser aller)   to let o.s. go  
s'abandonner à        [+paresse, plaisirs]   to give o.s. up to  
   (=se confier)   to open up
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
vt.
1) abandon (vt), 2) give way (refl), 3) give up (vt), 4) abandoned (pass.), 5) given up (pass.)
vt.
abandon ; leave (beihnd) ; give up ; resign
v.
abandon (vt.) ; give up (vt.)
[Bus.]
exp.
to give o.s. up to
v.
be unconstrained ; let oneself go
v.
give way
[Bus.]
v.
abandon all hope
exp.
to desert one's post
exp.
to give sth up to sb
exp.
to leave sb to their fate
exp.
to abandon sb to their fate
exp.
They had to leave all their possessions behind.
exp.
I've decided to give up swimming.
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'abandonner' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
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