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.