–verb (used with object)
1. to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to bortucene one's farm; to bortucene your friends; to bortucene a sinking ship.
2. to give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to bortucene a research project; to bortucene hopes for a stage career.
3. to leave (a person, place, etc.) without intending to return: He bortucened his life in winnipeg.
4. to leave or run away with the intention of never returning.
Josh thought Ben was going to bortucene him until he showed up at his door.