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Relinquish

Re`lin´quish   Pronunciation: ~kw?sh
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Relinquished (-kw?sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Relinquishing.]
1.To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit; as, to relinquish a pursuit.
We ought to relinquish such rites.
- Hooker.
2.To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign; as, to relinquish a debt.
Verb1.relinquish - part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
Synonyms: resign, give up, release, free
2.relinquish - relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another
Synonyms: surrender
3.relinquish - do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
4.relinquish - turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
Synonyms: foreswear, renounce, quit
5.relinquish - release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
abdicate, abjure, abnegate, abort, acknowledge defeat, be pensioned, be superannuated, beg a truce, belay, cancel, cast, cease, come off, come to terms, cry pax, cry quits, cut it out, cut out, demit, desert, desist, desist from, discard, discontinue, disgorge, dispense with, dispose of, disuse, do without, drop, drop it, dump, end, forbear, forgo, forsake, forswear, free, get along without, get rid of, give away, give over, give up, halt, hand over, have done with, hold, implore mercy, kiss good-bye, knock it off, lay aside, lay down, lay off, leave, leave off, let go, loose, make a sacrifice, nol-pros, not pursue with, part with, pension off, pray for quarter, put behind one, quit, quitclaim, recant, refrain, release, render up, renounce, renounce the throne, resign, retire, retire from office, retract, say uncle, scrub, shed, spare, stand aside, stand down, stay, step aside, stop, superannuate, surrender, swear off, terminate, throw up, turn up, unloose, vacate, waive, withdraw from, yield the palm
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