act of forsaking

act of forsaking
index desertion

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • forsaking — noun 1. the act of forsaking • Syn: ↑giving up • Derivationally related forms: ↑forsake • Hypernyms: ↑renunciation, ↑forgoing, ↑forswearing 2. the act of giving something up …   Useful english dictionary

  • desertion — de·ser·tion n: the forsaking of a person, post, or relationship: as a: permanent withdrawal from living with one s spouse without the spouse s consent and without cause or justification ◇ Desertion is a ground for divorce in many states. b:… …   Law dictionary

  • giving up — noun 1. a verbal act of admitting defeat (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑yielding, ↑surrender • Derivationally related forms: ↑surrender (for: ↑surrender), ↑yield …   Useful english dictionary

  • desertion — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. abandonment, flight, escape, departure, leaving, secession, defection, dereliction, renunciation, disavowing, disavowal, disaffection, apostasy, withdrawal, avoidance, evasion, elusion, truancy, repudiation, relinquishment …   English dictionary for students

  • relinquishment — re lin·quish·ment || rɪ lɪnkwɪʃmÉ™nt n. act of surrendering, act of giving up, renouncement; desertion, abandonment, act of forsaking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relinquishments — re lin·quish·ment || rɪ lɪnkwɪʃmÉ™nt n. act of surrendering, act of giving up, renouncement; desertion, abandonment, act of forsaking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desertion — The act of forsaking or abandoning a person, a cause or a post of duty. A continued abandonment of a ship by a seaman, during the term of service provided by his contract, with intention not to return, and without sufficient cause. 48 Am J1st… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abandonment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of forsaking: desertion. See KEEP. 2. A giving up of a possession, claim, or right: abdication, demission, quitclaim, relinquishment, renunciation, resignation, surrender, waiver. See KEEP. 3. A complete… …   English dictionary for students

  • abandonment — aban·don·ment n 1: the act of abandoning property or a right: as a: relinquishment by an inventor of the right to enforce a patent see also dedication b: an author s relinquishment to the public domain of his or her copyrighted work c …   Law dictionary

  • Conditional preservation of the saints — The Five Articles of Remonstrance Conditional election Unlimited atonement Total depravity …   Wikipedia

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