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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•di•cateˈæb dɪˌkeɪt(v.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to give up or renounce (authority, duties, a high office, etc.), esp. in a voluntary, public, or formal manner.

  2. (v.i.)to renounce or relinquish a throne, office, right, power, claim, or responsibility, esp. in a formal manner.

Origin of abdicate:

1535–45; < L abdicātus, ptp. of abdicāre to renounce =ab-ab - +dicāre to indicate, consecrate (see dedicate )

ab′di•ca`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abdicator(noun)

    one who formally relinquishes an office or responsibility

Wiktionary

  1. abdicator(Noun)

    One who abdicates.

    King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom was an abdicator.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abdicator(noun)

    one who abdicates

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