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Synonyms
relinquished (verb)

forsook, abandoned, vacated, forgone, forwent, deserted, gave given quit, resigned, disowned, renounced, forsaken, relinquished, waived, surrendered, defected, capitulated, withdrawn, released, withdrew, disclaimed, shedded.

relinquished (adjective)

disclaimed, waived, surrendered, deserted, abandoned, relinquished, foregone, withdrawn, renounced, shed, forsaken, vacated, capitulated, released, disowned, resigned.

renounced (verb)

crossed, abandoned, disavowed, backslid, denied, betrayed, retracted, renounced, deserted, defected, abnegated.

abandoned (verb)

discontinued, vacated, relinquished, forsook, surrendered, defected, forsaken, left, evacuated, resigned, abandoned, dropped, quit, deserted.

resigned (verb)

rejected, abandoned, disclaimed, terminated, surrendered, accepted, retired, withdrew, resigned, vacated, ceased, withdrawn, discontinued, renounced, relinquished.

Examples of usage:

Mayor Ewing had abdicated. - "The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier", Edgar Beecher Bronson.

In any case it was fortunate for France and for the Allies that a man of his character ruled the army after Napoleon abdicated; there would otherwise have been wild work round Paris, as it was only with the greatest difficulty and by the force of his authority and example that Davoust succeeded in getting the army to withdraw from the capital, and to gradually adopt the white cockade. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.

A sovereign never knows what an easy income is till he has abdicated. - "The Infernal Marriage", Benjamin Disraeli.

Similar words:

abdicates, abdicate, abducted, abdicable, abdication, Abdicating, abdications.

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