English to Samoan Meaning :: abandon

Abandon :
tiaʻi
- tiaʻilafoaialafoaʻialafoaiatuulafoai
 

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Noun(1) the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry(2) a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
Verb(1) forsake, leave behind(2) give up with the intent of never claiming again(3) leave behind empty; move out of(4) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims(5) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

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(1) an attempt to persuade businesses not to abandon the area to inner-city deprivation(2) However, the company doesn't want to abandon the practice, and hopes new technology will improve the return on investment.(3) In addition, United's decision to abandon its workers' pension plan could reverberate throughout the industry.(4) I intend to abandon this city voluntarily after completing a certain experiment.(5) This time around, reckless abandon has given way to cautious and deliberate strokes.(6) Her Juliet is delicate and gentle, her suicide a mix of restrained classicism and abandon .(7) France were much quicker in setting up scoring chances but they squandered them with the reckless abandon of a gambler, certain the luck would hold all night.(8) The results could be quite elegant, but sometimes lacked the feeling of abandon and adventure present in the music's greatest improvised solos.(9) Have they made a strategic decision to abandon their nuclear ambitions?(10) Three days of fog finally forced PGA officials to abandon the tournament.(11) After months of madness in the house, they decided to abandon the place and move back to Philadelphia.(12) I could no longer walk the plank or shoot down enemy fighters with the same reckless abandon .(13) They had been forced to abandon the event ÔÇÿdue to circumstances beyond our controlÔÇÖ.(14) Consistency and cost issues were key in Whitworth College's decision to abandon outsourcing.(15) We can't go wild and start attacking with total abandon .(16) I am saying that we need to proceed carefully, instead of moving forward with reckless abandon .
Related Words
(1) to abandon ::
e lafoai
(2) abandon all hope ::
lafoaia le faamoemoe uma
(3) abandon ship ::
lafoaia vaa
(4) abandon oneself to ::
lafoaia lava e
(5) abandon hope ::
lafoaia le faamoemoe
Synonyms
Verb
1. renounce ::
lafoaia
2. give up ::
tuu loa
3. desert ::
toafa
4. vacate ::
faʻaavanoa
5. relinquish ::
tuʻuina
6. indulge in ::
fiafia i
7. empty ::
gaogao
Noun
10. unconstraint ::
unconstraint
Antonyms
1. deny ::
faafitia
Different Forms
abandon, abandoned, abandoning, abandonment, abandons
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Why would he abandon his ancestral home?

Why would he ABANDON his ancestral home?

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 8


Abandon all ground rules
in the name of science,

Abandon all ground rules in the name of science,

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 19


And if we\'re going to abandon that,
why even call it Thursday?

And if we're going to ABANDON that, why even call it Thursday?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 20


Great. They get girlfriends
and they just abandon us?

Great. They get girlfriends and they just ABANDON us?

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12


If we abandon them,
you know what they become.

If we ABANDON them, you know what they become.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 5


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