Synonyms of 'abandon ship'
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If people evacuate a place, they move out of it for a period of time, especially because it is dangerous.
The residents have evacuated the area.
If you quit a place, you leave it completely and do not go back to it.
Police were called when he refused to quit the building.
Thesaurus for abandon ship from the Collins English Thesaurus
If people abandon ship , they get off a ship because it is sinking.