Abandon and Yield


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Abandon verb – To give (oneself) over to something especially unrestrainedly.
Usage example: more than ready to abandon himself to a life of complete idleness for the duration of his vacation

Yield is a synonym for abandon in relinquish topic. In some cases you can use "Yield" instead a verb "Abandon", when it comes to topics like keep, give up, quit, surrender.
Nearby Words: abandoned, abandonment, abandoning
Synonyms for Abandon


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Yield verb – To give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress.
Usage example: refusing to yield the city to enemy troops

Abandon is a synonym for yield in keep topic. You can use "Abandon" instead a verb "Yield", if it concerns topics such as give in, quit, surrender.
Nearby Words: yielding, yielded
Synonyms for Yield

How words are described

high high abandon high yield

Common collocations

power abandon power yield power
money abandon money yield money
game abandon game yield game
sword abandon sword yield sword

Both words in one sentence

  • Refusing to yield, both races instead tried to sway the Kryptonians to side with them, but the Kryptonians refused to do so and finally chose to abandon the conflict altogether.
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