Definition of Abandons
1. Noun. (plural of abandon) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of abandon) ¹
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Definition of Abandons
1. abandon [v] - See also: abandon
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Literary usage of Abandons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Heart of Buddhist Meditation: A Handbook of Mental Training Based on the by Nyanaponika, Nyanaponika A. Thera (1998)
"Contemplating them as impermanent, he abandons the notion of permanency; contemplating them as painful, he abandons the notion of pleasure; ..."
2. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... who is deprived of his command and sent to France—Massena abandons ... is released by the British cavalry and artillery—Massena abandons Portugal. ..."
3. The History of the Restoration of Monarchy in France by Alphonse de Lamartine (1872)
"... Rencontre of Napoleon and Blucher—Mery-sur-Seine—Blucher abandons the valley of the Seine, and advances on Paris by the valley of the Marne—Mortier and ..."
4. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi: By by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"abandons Kentucky in 1800.—Settles in Missouri.—His Remains and those of his ... abandons Kentucky in 1802.—Removes to Ohio.—Serves under Colonel Shelby in ..."
5. The Napoleonic Empire in Southern Italy and the Rise of the Secret Societies by Robert Matteson Johnston (1904)
"... Humanity of Stuart — Rising of Calabria—Stuart's proclamation—Regnier at Catan- zaro—Stuart motionless—DC Michele assumes government— Regnier abandons ..."
6. The Puritans: Or, The Church, Court, and Parliament of England, During the by Samuel Hopkins (1860)
"HE BECOMES BLIND, AND TENDERS HIS RESIGNATION, WHICH THE QUEEN REFUSES. — THE QUEEN REQUIRES HIS RESIGNATION; BUT abandons HER PURPOSE. ..."
7. Panter, Tiger & Co. by Floyd Russell Mechem, Kurt Tucholsky (1914)
"How when attorney abandons service.—An attorney who is retained generally to conduct a legal proceeding, is presumed, in the absence of anything to indicate ..."