What does waive mean?

Definitions for waiveweɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word waive.

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"

  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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waive(verb)

    a waif; a castaway

  2. Waive(verb)

    a woman put out of the protection of the law. See Waive, v. t., 3 (b), and the Note

  3. Waive(verb)

    to relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego

  4. Waive(verb)

    to throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert

  5. Waive(verb)

    to throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses

  6. Waive(verb)

    to desert; to abandon

  7. Waive(verb)

    to turn aside; to recede

  8. Origin: [See Waive, v. t. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Waive

    wāv, v.t. to relinquish for the present: to give up claim to: not to insist on a right or claim.—n. Wai′ver, the act of waiving: renouncement of a claim: process by which a woman was outlawed. [O. Fr. guever, to refuse, resign—perh. Ice. veifa, to move to and fro; cf. L. vibrāre.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for waive

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تنازلArabic
  • verzichten, aufgeben, verlassenGerman
  • dispensar, renunciarSpanish
  • luopuaFinnish
  • отказываться, отбрасывать, отвергатьRussian
  • avsäga sig, avstå frånSwedish

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