aband

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See also: Aband and A band

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of abandon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aband (third-person singular simple present abands, present participle abanding, simple past and past participle abanded) (obsolete)

  1. (transitive) To desist in practicing, using, or doing; to renounce. [attested only in the late 16th century][1]
  2. (transitive) To desert; to forsake. [attested only in the late 16th century][1]
    • (Can we date this quote?), Spenser, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      And Vortiger enforced the kingdom to aband.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 2

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

aband f

  1. Alternative form of ab (river)

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
aband unchanged n-aband
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.