Abandonment

Definition of Abandonment

A`ban´don`ment   Pronunciation: ~ment
n.1.The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.
The abandonment of the independence of Europe.
- Burke.
2.(Mar. Law) The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against.
3.(Com. Law) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.
4.Careless freedom or ease; abandon.

Related Words

abandon, apostasy, bolt, desertion, exposure, forsaking, give up, rejection, tergiversation
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