forsaking

Definitions of forsaking
  1. noun
    the act of forsaking
    synonyms: giving up
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    type of:
    forgoing, forswearing, renunciation
    the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
  2. noun
    the act of giving something up
    synonyms: abandonment, desertion
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    types:
    exposure
    abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)
    apostasy, tergiversation
    the act of abandoning a party for cause
    bolt
    a sudden abandonment (as from a political party)
    type of:
    rejection
    the act of rejecting something
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