abbandonare

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French abandonner, derived from Old French a bandon (at will), from bandon (jurisdiction), derived from Frankish *bann (power).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ab.ban.doˈna.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ab‧ban‧do‧nà‧re

Verb[edit]

abbandonare

  1. (transitive) to abandon (to leave behind)
  2. (by extension, transitive) to give up on, to abandon
    Synonyms: rinunciare a, ritirarsi da
  3. (by extension, intransitive) to give up, to throw in the towel
    Synonyms: arrendersi, dare forfait, desistere, lasciar perdere, mollare (colloquial), rinunciare, ritirarsi
  4. (by extension, transitive) to neglect
    Synonym: trascurare
  5. (transitive) to loosen
    Synonym: allentare
  6. (transitive) to relax, to make loose
    Synonym: rilassare

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References[edit]

  • abbandonare in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana