(n.) Careless freedom or ease; abandon.
(n.) The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.
(n.) 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.
(n.) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.
(n.) The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Abandonment'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/a/abandonment.html. 1828.