When America was first founded, the settlers decided to abandon British customs and traditions and start afresh.
They are abandoning traditional low-interest investment havens such as passbook accounts and life insurance policies.
The guests danced at the party with abandon.
They abandoned many of their original customs.
Taking Newton's theory into account, they didn't want to abandon the idea of motionless stars.
The place has been abandoned for years.
They abandoned the car at a street corner.
In its collective wisdom, the board decided to abandon the project.
He abandoned his regular occupation and concentrated on his avocation.
I abandoned the old refrigerator to the landfill.
I found an abandoned child at the corner of the street.
He abandoned his wife and child and ran away.
In his early days Mr. Lu Xun abandoned medicine for literature.
He was terrified of being abandoned by us.
He abandoned his child and ran away.
She and her tribe had to abandon their lands and retreat to Canada.
Pheromones signal the ants that the nest has been invaded and must be abandoned.
He abandoned his wife and went away with all their money.