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Synonyms for waive
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. waive

    Synonyms:
    forego, abandon, remit, cancel, drop, relinquish, castoff

    Antonyms:
    press, urge, enforce, assert, claim, vindicate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense withverb

    do without or cease to hold or adhere to

    "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

    Synonyms:
    quit, foreswear, predate, antedate, spare, dispense with, part with, release, throw overboard, renounce, forego, give up, let go, let go of, resign, forgo, relinquish, forfeit, antecede, precede, free

  2. forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoverb

    lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

    "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"

    Synonyms:
    spare, antedate, allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, precede, release, give up, resign, forgo, kick, throw in, predate, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, throw overboard, dispense with, cede, stop, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, discontinue, deep-six, drop out, free, antecede, drop by the wayside, forego, quit, foreswear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waiveverb

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, renounce, give up, forego

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. waiveverb

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, forego, surrender

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How to use waive in a sentence?

  1. David Culley:

    We have standards, i didn't feel like those standards were being met consistently. It wasn't tough at all (to waive Cunningham). It's about the team. It's not about one individual player.

  2. Cheryl Fish-Parcham:

    People who have insurance that they either bought themselves or that they're getting through an employer that is state regulated. In that case, some states have required that those insurers waive cost sharing for Covid-related treatment.

  3. Lawrence Yun:

    Homes listed for sale are still garnering great interest, but the multiple, frenzied offers – sometimes double-digit bids on one property – have dissipated in most regions, even in a somewhat calmer market, a number of potential buyers are still choosing to waive appraisals and inspections.

  4. Bernard Moore:

    I believe this election is forcing me to choose between two unconstitutional methods of execution, and I do not intend to waive any challenges to electrocution or firing squad by making an election.

  5. Donald Trump on Thursday:

    If Al Gore and George Bush had agreed three weeks before the election to concede the results and waive their right to a legal challenge or a recount, then there would be no Supreme Court case, i’m being asked to waive centuries of legal precedent designed to protect the voters.


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