189 definition by Jafje

VERB:

1. To leave somebody or something behind for others to look after, especially somebody or something meant to be a personal responsibility.

2. To leave a place or vehicle, especially for reasons of safety and without intending to return soon.

3. To renounce or reject something previously done or used

4. To surrender control of something completely to somebody else.

5. To stop doing something before it is completed, usually because of difficulty or danger.

6. To abandon yourself: To give yourself over to a powerful emotion.

NOUN:

*Complete lack of inhibition or self-restraint.
VERB:

1. Pets abandoned by their owners.
2. They had to abandon their vehicles in the snow.
3. The practice was abandoned long ago.
4. As troops closed in the town was abandoned to its fate.
5. Abandoning the rescue attempt.
6. He abandoned himself to his grief.

NOUN:

*French "abandoner" -> "under control".
by Jafje April 25, 2007

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1. Beg somebody: To ask earnestly or beg somebody to do something.

2. Beg for something: To ask urgently for something.

It's pretty much the same as implore.
1. I beseech you to think again.
2. Beseeching their aid.
by Jafje April 10, 2007

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1. Occurring unchecked: Happening in an unrestrained manner, usually so as to be regarded as a menace
rampant inflation.

2. Botany growing wildly: Growing strongly and to a very large size, or spreading uncontrollably.

3. Fierce: Exhibiting ferocious behavior or fierceness of spirit.

4. Heraldry on hind legs: Describes a heraldic beast depicted rearing up, in profile, and with its forelegs raised, the right one above the left.

5. Construction with unequal supports: Having a support or an abutment that is higher on one side than the other.
1. A rampant action.
2. A rampant plant.
3. A rampant person.
by Jafje April 10, 2007

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NOUN:

1. A movement away from danger or a confrontation, back along the original route.

2. A withdrawal from a position or point of view to one intended to lessen conflict.

3. A withdrawal of military forces following a defeat or preceding a change of position.

4. A signal, usually a bugle call or drumbeat, telling soldiers to perform a retreat.

5. A period of quiet rest and contemplation in a secluded place.

6. A quiet secluded place where people go for rest and privacy.

7. A place where people or animals go to avoid danger or capture.

8. A place for the long-term care and treatment of people who are incapable of caring for themselves.

9. Period of seclusion: A period away from normal activities, devoted to prayer and meditation, often spent in a religious community.

VERB:

1. To move back away from danger or a confrontation.

2. To withdraw from a position or point of view to one intended to lessen conflict.

3. To withdraw following a defeat or prior to a change of position.

4. To recede or fall back from a previous position
when the glaciers retreated.

5. To move a chesspiece back to an earlier position.

NOUN:

1. The bear had the hunters in full retreat.
2. Their retreat from a previously inflexible position.
3. The american army retreated.
4. The general ordered retreat.
5. An hour of retreat.
6. A safehouse or sanctuary.
7. Like I said: a sanctuary.
8. A retreat hospital.

VERB:

1. They retreated back into the house.
2. They fled to the river.
3. They retreated back from the enemy.
4. Run like hell.
5. Ctrl-Z

by Jafje April 10, 2007

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Nederlands:
1) Dutch for Dutch.
2) To be Dutch.


In Dutch:

"Ik ben Nederlands."
"I am Dutch."
by Jafje May 06, 2007

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1. Complainer: A habitually bad-tempered or complaining person.

2. Complaint: An instance of or cause for complaining.

3. Bad mood: A mood characterized by complaining or sulking.

Grouchy people are annoying.
by Jafje April 10, 2007

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VS

Short for versus.

The fight's gonna be 12 vs 11.
by Jafje September 01, 2007

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