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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abdication, stepping down(noun)

    a formal resignation and renunciation of powers

    Synonyms:
    stepping down

  2. abdication, stepping down(noun)

    the act of abdicating

    Synonyms:
    stepping down

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abdication(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abdicating, resignation, surrender, renunciation, abandonment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    resignation, renunciation, capitulation, waiver

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How to use abdication in a sentence?

  1. Emily Dickinson:

    The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.

  2. Attorney General Sessions:

    This is a new era. This is the Trump era, the lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws, and the catch and release practices of old are over.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    I think that would be a terrible abdication of our global leadership when it comes to advocating for people who are the subject of persecution.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.

  5. Dickie Arbiter:

    Most people will look upon 2019 as not a particularly good year for the institution but the queen came out pretty well, the monarchy has evolved over 1,000 years. It has had all sorts of circumstances running against it, but it has survived. It survived 1992, it survived the abdication of (King Edward VIII in) 1936, it survived 2019.


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