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Synonyms and Antonyms of desertion

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desertion

synonym (synonym of desertion)

hypernym (desertion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the act of giving something up (noun.act)
    the act of rejecting something (noun.act)
     
  • withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility (noun.act)
    the act of withdrawing (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF desertion relation)

  • the act of giving something up (noun.act)
    abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of abandoning a party for cause (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a sudden abandonment (as from a political party) (noun.act)
     
  • withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility (noun.act)
    the act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    unauthorized military absence (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    ideological defection from the party line (especially from orthodox communism) (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from desertion)

  • the act of giving something up (noun.act)
    stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims (verb.cognition)
     
  • withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility (noun.act)
    leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army (verb.social)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation abandonment defection forsaking withdrawal rejection abscondment decampment absence without leave unauthorized absence deviationism exposure abandon desert desolate defect give up

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