Synonyms for resign
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Abandon is a word of wide signification, applying to persons or things of any kind; abdicate and resign apply to office, authority, or power; cede to territorial possessions; surrender especially to military force, and more generally to any demand, claim, passion, etc. Quit carries an idea of suddenness or abruptness not necessarily implied in abandon, and may not have the same suggestion of finality. The king abdicates his throne, cedes his territory, deserts his followers, renounces his religion, relinquishes his titles, abandons his designs. A cowardly officer deserts his ship; the helpless passengers abandon it. We quit business, give up property, resign office, abandon a habit or a trust. Relinquish commonly implies reluctance; the fainting hand relinquishes its grasp; the creditor relinquishes his claim. Abandon implies previous association with responsibility for or control of; forsake implies previous association with inclination or attachment, real or assumed; a man may abandon or forsake house or friends; he abandons an enterprise; forsakes God. Abandon is applied to both good and evil action; a thief abandons his designs, a man his principles. Forsake, like abandon, may be used either in the favorable or unfavorable sense; desert is always unfavorable, involving a breach of duty, except when used of mere localities; as, "the Deserted Village." While a monarch abdicates, a president or other elected or appointed officer resigns. It was held that James II. abdicated his throne by deserting it.
abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, cede, depart from, desert, discontinue, forego, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, retire from, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from
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vacate, resign, renounce, give upverb
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
empty, allow, abandon, forfeit, abdicate, cede, annul, release, forgo, spare, kick, throw in, lift, surrender, stop, fall by the wayside, rescind, lay off, waive, throw overboard, reconcile, disown, throw in the towel, give up, overturn, repeal, leave office, repudiate, relinquish, step down, deliver, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, reverse, discontinue, revoke, drop out, free, submit, part with, vacate, forego, quit, dispense with, countermand, foreswear, drop by the wayside
leave office, quit, step down, resignverb
give up or retire from a position
"The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
drop by the wayside, submit, quit, foreswear, de-escalate, chuck up the sponge, leave office, fall by the wayside, throw in, vacate, lay off, discontinue, drop out, step down, take leave, renounce, weaken, give up, release, cease, depart, relinquish, stop, reconcile, throw in the towel, free
release, relinquish, resign, free, give upverb
part with a possession or right
"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
unloosen, unfreeze, allow, unloose, abandon, drop by the wayside, expel, vacate, cede, free, release, forgo, stop, drop out, unblock, rid, kick, exhaust, liberate, publish, surrender, disembarrass, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, put out, reconcile, let go of, dispense with, exempt, give up, throw overboard, forfeit, justify, absolve, leave office, spare, relieve, secrete, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, cease, let go, renounce, dislodge, bring out, discontinue, discharge, issue, step down, chuck up the sponge, submit, disengage, turn, eject, part with, throw in, forego, quit, foreswear, loose
resign, reconcile, submitverb
accept as inevitable
"He resigned himself to his fate"
defer, conciliate, harmonize, quit, bow, state, relegate, accede, leave office, subject, vacate, render, settle, free, submit, posit, renounce, put forward, give up, step down, release, pass on, present, give in, relinquish, put in, make up, reconcile, patch up, accommodate, harmonise, take
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Resign vs. Re-sign -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Resign and Re-sign.
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[My father] didn’t get a choice to resign,” Milley said. “Those kids there at Abbey Gate, they don’t get a choice to resign,” Milley said, referring to the 13 American service members who died during the evacuation from Kabul in late August when an ISIS-K suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest. “They can't resign so I'm not going to resign. There's no way.”
Learn to limit yourself, to content yourself with some definite thing, and some definite work dare to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not and to believe in your own individuality.
I hereby resign this office of president of the United States.
And that evening, the New York Times reporters produced audio of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy saying exactly what New York Times reporters had quoted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy as saying about pushing President Trump to resign. So, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is dead to rights here. There's no both sides of this debate. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the New York Times report was totally wrong. They had audio of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy saying that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told members of Republican leadership that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy would tell President Trump to resign.To the extent that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has a strategy for how to deal with this mess, it appears to be one of obfuscation.He mentions the timing of the request for comment as last minute. But why does when the question is asked impact how you answer it?New audio reveals House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said President Trump admitted bearing some responsibility for Capitol attackHe says House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy misunderstood the question to be whether House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had ever asked President Trump to resign. But, that was clearly NOT the question. Alex Burns and Jonathan Martin reported that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had talked to Republicans about telling Trump House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy should resign. ( Here's exactly what New York Times wrote :.
I have never asked the President to resign. I never thought he should resign, what I was asked on a phone call was about the process, the 25th Amendment, whether someone was impeached. We walked through ifs, ands and buts. It was never in the process to ask Trump to resign.
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- odstoupit, rezignovatCzech
- kündigen, zurücktretenGerman
- renunciar, resignarse, dimitirSpanish
- démissionner, résigner, se faire une raisonFrench
- त्यागपत्र देना, पदत्यागHindi
- [[հրաժարական]] [[տալ]]Armenian
- rinunciare, darla su, rassegnarsi, rassegnare, dimettersiItalian
- 辞職, 辞任, 辞めるJapanese
- უარის თქმაGeorgian
- 포기하다, 사임하다Korean
- rīhaina, tukuMāori
- meletak jawatanMalay
- ontslag nemenDutch
- gi opp, si opp, resignere, gå avNorwegian
- resignar, demitir-se, renunciar, [[desligar]]-[[se]]Portuguese
- [[отка́зываться]] [[от]] [[должность, уво́литься, увольня́ться, [[бро́сить]] [[работа, [[уходи́ть]] в [[отставкаRussian
- istifa etmekTurkish
- Từ chứcVietnamese
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