abandon to

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Verb[edit]

abandon to ‎(third-person singular simple present abandons to, present participle abandoning to, simple past and past participle abandoned to)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see abandon,‎ to.
    Joe has abandoned himself to his despair.
  2. To surrender (someone or something) into the care of another; to give up (something) to (someone or something, especially an inferior situation).
    Romulus and Remus were abandoned to the elements.