1. To forsake, leave behind
2. To give up with the intent of never claiming again; SYN. give up.
3. To leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; SYN. forsake, desert, to leave in the lurch.
4. To stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; SYN. give up.
back off / ˈbæk ˈɒf /
When you move away from danger or a person you are arguing or fighting with in order to avoid injury or a more serious fight or argument, you back off. When you tell people to back off, you are warning them that you are becoming angry and that a fight or argument is likely.
back out / ˈbæk ˈaʊt /
To move out of a space backwards; backout
bolt / boʊlt /
1. To secure or lock with a bolt.
2. To move or jump suddenly.
3. To make or roll into bolts.
4. To swallow hastily.
break away / ˈbreɪk əˈweɪ /
1. To remove oneself from a group; to move ahead of or away from others.
2. To disengage one's self abruptly; to come or go away against resistance.
bugger off / ˈbʌɡər ˈɒf /
(British slang) To leave.
cast aside / ˈkæst əˈsaɪd /
To throw or push aside; to neglect; to reject as useless or inconvenient.
cast off / ˈkæst ˈɒf /
1. To discard or reject; to drive away; to put off; to free one's self from.
2. (Nautical) To untie, throw off, or let go, as a rope.
chase oneself / ˈtʃeɪs wʌnˈself /
come off / ˈkəm ˈɒf /
1. To acquit oneself; fare
2. Appear, seem
4. Happen, occur
5. To have recently completed or recovered from
When something comes off, it becomes detached from what it was attached or fastened to.
When an event comes off, it is successful.
When you say "Come off it" to people, you are saying that you think something they have said is untrue or foolish.
1. To throw or cast away; SYN. fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away.
2. To throw out a useless card or to fail to follow suit.
ditch / dɪtʃ /
1. To crash or crash-land.
2. To forsake.
3. To make an emergency landing on water.
1. To let fall to the ground
2. To fall vertically
3. To go down in value
4. To leave or unload, esp. of passengers or cargo; SYN. set down, put down, unload.
5. To utter casually
6. To lose (said of games, in sports)
7. To stop pursuing or acting; SYN. knock off.
8. To terminate an association with
9. To give birth; used for animals
10. To change from one level to another
1. To empty completely.
2. To excrete or discharge from the body; SYN. void, eliminate, empty.
3. To move out of an unsafe location into safety.
4. To move people from their homes or country.
5. To create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc.); SYN. exhaust.
forsake / fərˈseɪk /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: forsook, forsaken).
1. To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave.
2. To renounce; to reject; to refuse.
To allow the other team to score:, in baseball; SYN. allow.
go and chase oneself / ˈɡoʊ ənd ˈtʃeɪs wʌnˈself /
leave / ˈliːv /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: left).
1. To be survived by after one's death; SYN. leave behind.
2. To cause to be in a specified state.
3. To go away from a place; SYN. go forth, go away.
4. To have left or have as a remainder.
5. To leave behind.
6. To leave home, school, a position, etc.; SYN. depart.
7. To leave unchanged or unaltered.
8. To let be; leave alone or undisturbed; SYN. let.
9. To make a possibility or provide opportunity for; SYN. allow for, allow, provide for.
10. To refrain from taking; SYN. leave behind.
11. To result in; SYN. result, lead.
relinquish / rəlɪŋkwɪʃ /
1. To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit
2. To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign