Synonyms for Relinquishing:


act (noun)
communication (noun)
relinquishing (noun)


abandoning (verb)
Deserting, dropping, Resigning, Abdicating, defecting, leaving, forsaking, Discontinuing, Surrendering, Quitting, Evacuating, Vacating, Abandoning.
giving up (verb)
withdrawing, Ceasing, giving up, stopping, Desisting.
relinquishing (verb)
shedding, releasing, forgoing, disowning, Capitulating, Waiving, Renouncing, Disclaiming.
resigning (verb)
Rejecting, retiring, Terminating, accepting.
ridding (verb)
Canceling, letting go, casting off, Ridding, jettisoning, Discarding, Dispelling, Disposing, parting with, Dismissing, relegating, venting.

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Usage examples for relinquishing

  1. He was astounded at the magnanimity of Tarapada for so easily relinquishing his right to the house in the village where they had been brought up. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Then relinquishing his hold upon the wheel, the pilot folded his arms and stood like a statue until the floor beneath him gave way and he sank to a cruel death in the furnace- like fire below. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston