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Wordnet 3.0


1. forsaken by owner or inhabitants ;
- Example: "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"
[syn: abandoned, derelict, deserted]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Desert \De*sert"\ (d[-e]*z[~e]rt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deserted; p. pr. & vb. n. Deserting.] [Cf. L. desertus, p. p. of deserere to desert, F. d['e]serter. See 2d Desert.] 1. To leave (especially something which one should stay by and support); to leave in the lurch; to abandon; to forsake; -- implying blame, except sometimes when used of localities; as, to desert a friend, a principle, a cause, one's country. "The deserted fortress." --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) To abandon (the service) without leave; to forsake in violation of duty; to abscond from; as, to desert the army; to desert one's colors. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

deserted \deserted\ adj. 1. having no residents; as, deserted villages. Syn: uninhabited. [WordNet 1.5] 2. no longer used by people. Syn: abandoned, derelict. [WordNet 1.5] 3. remote from civilization; as, the victim was lured to a deserted spot. [WordNet 1.5] 4. being left by another without support or assistance; left in the lurch; -- of people; as, deserted wives and children. Note: In this sense, the label implies some level of dependence of the person(s) being deserted on those deserting them.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

deserted adj 1: forsaken by owner or inhabitants ; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse" [syn: abandoned, derelict, deserted]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

120 Moby Thesaurus words for "deserted": abandoned, abjured, antiquated, antique, apostasy, archaic, available, bar, bare, castaway, defenseless, demand, derelict, desertion, deserve, desolate, discarded, discontinued, disregarded, disused, done with, empty, falseness, fatherless, forlorn, forsaken, free, friendless, gain, get, godforsaken, half-done, have it coming, helpless, homeless, ignored, isolated, jettisoned, kithless, laid aside, left, left undone, lonely, marooned, merit, missed, motherless, neglected, not worth saving, obsolescent, obsolete, old, old-fashioned, omitted, on the shelf, open, out, out of use, out-of-date, outcast, outdated, outmoded, outworn, overlooked, passed by, passed over, passed up, past use, pensioned off, perfidiousness, perfidy, pigeonholed, put aside, rate, recreancy, rejected, relinquished, renounced, resigned, retired, shunted, sidelined, sidetracked, slighted, solitary, stranded, superannuate, superannuated, superseded, tenantless, tergiversation, treacherousness, treachery, unasked, unattended to, uncared-for, unchaperoned, unconsidered, uncouth, undone, unfilled, unfrequented, unfriended, uninhabited, unmanned, unoccupied, unpeopled, unpopulated, unregarded, unsolicited, unstaffed, untaken, untenanted, untended, unvisited, unwatched, vacant, vacated, win, worn-out