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Synonyms for waive
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with(verb)

    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, forego(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. waive

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waive(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, renounce, give up, forego

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. waive(v)

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, forego, surrender

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "waive":

    renounce, unapply, relinquish, forego, forgo, abandon, lift, derogate, suspend, cancel, abdicate, exempt, waiver, annul, cede, surrender

How to pronounce waive?

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How to say waive in sign language?

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How to use waive in a sentence?

  1. State John Kerry:

    I am also confident that the recent changes in visa requirements passed in Congress, which the Administration has the authority to waive, will not in any way prevent us from meeting our [ nuclear deal ] commitments, and that we will implement Top Tehran officials so as not to interfere with legitimate business interests of Iran.

  2. John Cornyn:

    John Cornyn can't really waive executive privilege — it's not John Cornyn to privilege, it's the President's privilege.

  3. Hardik Shah:

    A possible solution is to waive the goods and services tax (GST) compensation cess..on coal.

  4. Behnam Ben Taleblu:

    It's absolutely true that the protests in Iran are affecting the calculus over the decision to waive sanctions on Tehran.

  5. Chief Executive Brian Molefe:

    Eskom's financial position does not allow us to waive penalties or renegotiate contracts simply because of the sake of rescuing a particular mine. We are not in the business of rescuing mines.


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