Abandon and Quit


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Abandon verb – To cause to remain behind.
Usage example: abandoned the group that he had been hiking with and struck out on his own

Quit is a synonym for abandon in relinquish topic. In some cases you can use "Quit" instead a verb "Abandon", when it comes to topics like keep, leave, jump, continue. informal substitute
Nearby Words: abandoned, abandonment, abandoning
Synonyms for Abandon


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Quit verb – To give up (a job or office).
Usage example: he decided to quit his job at the fast-food restaurant

Abandon is a synonym for quit in leave topic. You can use "Abandon" instead a verb "Quit", if it concerns topics such as keep, relinquish, give up, jump. popular alternative
Nearby Words: quitting, quitter, quits, quitted
Synonyms for Quit

Common collocations

life abandon life quit life
work abandon work quit work
project abandon project quit project
role abandon role quit role
Other nouns: job, position, service, group, career, team, series, show, way, money, game, quest, ways.

Both words in one sentence

  • Defeat after defeat after defeat, even forced to abandon their home palace in Zeo, but does that make them quit?
  • Gendercide This induced a form of Love Makes You Stupid, so the infatuated men quit working, abandon their families, and eventually perish in the streets.
    Source: Gendercide
  • Manga / Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA☆ILLYA And while they're happy to abandon Rin and Luvia, they absolutely refuse to let Illya and Miyu quit.
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