abandon to

abandon someone or something to someone or something

to leave a person, living creature, or thing to the care of someone or something; to give up someone or something to someone or something. (Usually with the thought that the abandoned person or thing will not receive the best of care.) They had to abandon the dogs to the storm.
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abandon to

v.
1. To desert someone or something in some situation: Because it was too dangerous for us to save our sinking boat, we had to abandon it to the storm's waves.
2. To allow someone to accept or enjoy something without resisting it. Used reflexively: At the amusement park I abandoned myself to the excitement of the roller coaster rides.
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Miramax Television and Abandon Entertainment have reached an agreement for Abandon to acquire all foreign distribution rights to "Glory Days," the new television series created and executive produced by Kevin Williamson ("Scream," "Scream 2," "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "Dawson's Creek") and produced by Miramax TV, it was announced today by Miramax TV president Billy Campbell and Abandon CEO Marcus Ticotin.