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Definition 1: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch - [verb of cognition]

Samples where forsake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The mother deserted her children

Synonyms for forsake in the sense of this definition

(forsake is a kind of ...) go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness

"She left a mess when she moved out" "His good luck finally left him" "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage" "she wept thinking she had been left behind"

(... is a kind of forsake ) abandon by leaving out in the open air

"The infant was exposed by the teenage mother" "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned"

(... is a kind of forsake ) leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval

"She walked out on her husband and children"

(... is a kind of forsake ) forsake

"ditch a lover"

(... is a kind of forsake ) leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

"the travellers were marooned"

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