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[ほう()·()]
houki
noun, suru verb

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English Meaning(s) for 放棄

noun, suru verb
  1. abandonment; renunciation; resignation; abdication (responsibility, right)

Definition and Synonyms for 放棄

Apostasy the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
Synonyms: 放棄, 背教
Abandonment the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
Synonyms: 放棄
Desertion the act of giving something up
Synonyms: 委棄, 放棄, 断念, 棄却, 見切り, 見切る, 諦め, 諦める, 遺棄
Abandon stop maintaining or insisting on
Synonyms: 捨てる, 放棄, 断つ, 断念
Desertion withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
Synonyms: 放棄
Abandon forsake, leave behind
Synonyms: ひり出す, 打ち捨てる, 振り捨てる, 捨てる, 放す, 放り出す, 放棄, 見切る, 見捨てる, 見放す, 見限る, 遺棄
Deliver relinquish possession or control over
Synonyms: 与える, 割譲, 受け渡し, 受渡す, 引き渡す, 手放す, 抛擲, 放棄, 明け渡す, 渡す, 譲る, 譲与, 譲渡, 譲り渡す
Resign part with a possession or right
Synonyms: 手放す, 抛擲, 放す, 放棄, 譲り渡す
Part With give up what is not strictly needed
Synonyms: 廃す, 廃する, 廃棄, 手放す, 捨てる, 放棄
Repudiation rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid
Synonyms: 拒否, 放棄, 棄却
Renouncement an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
Synonyms: 放棄
Abandon of ideas or claims
Synonyms: 捨てる, 放棄, 断つ, 断念

Meanings for each kanji in 放棄

set free; release; fire; shoot; emit; banish; liberate Kanji Details »
abandon; throw away; discard; resign; reject; sacrifice Kanji Details »

Categories 放棄 is a member of

Disposal the act or means of getting rid of something
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Withdrawal the act of withdrawing
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Rejection the act of rejecting something
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Give transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
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Give give as a present
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Cast Away throw or cast away
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Pass On place into the hands or custody of
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Rejection the speech act of rejecting
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Resignation the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
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Rejection the state of being rejected
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 放棄

Sample Sentences for 放棄

The company abandoned that project.
The Board of Trustees voted to divest the organization's overseas holdings.
The Japanese people have renounced war.
Once you have begun to do something, never give it up.
The plan was given up at length because funds ran short.

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