release, relinquish, resign, free, give up(verb)
part with a possession or right
"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
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"
foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish(verb)
turn away from; give up
"I am foreswearing women forever"
let go of, let go, release, relinquish(verb)
release, as from one's grip
"Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
To give up, abandon or retire from something.
To let go (free, away), physically release.
To metaphorically surrender, yield control or possession.
To accept to give up, withdraw etc.
The delegations saved the negotiations by relinquishing their incompatible claims to sole jurisdiction
Origin: From relinquisshen, from the inflected stem of relinquir, from relinquere, itself, from re- + linquere
to withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit; as, to relinquish a pursuit
to give up; to renounce a claim to; resign; as, to relinquish a debt
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-ling′kwish, v.t. to abandon: to give up: to renounce a claim to.—adj. Relin′quent, relinquishing.—ns. Relin′quisher; Relin′quishment, act of giving up. [O. Fr. relinquir—L. relinquĕre, relictum—re-, away from, linquĕre, to leave.]
The numerical value of relinquish in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of relinquish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of relinquish in a Sentence
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
Different people have different views. We believe in a control-based approach that leverages AI but does not relinquish control to AI. As a pilot develops trust, he knows what that aircraft can do and tells it to do something.
Chicago will not let our police officers become political pawns in a debate, chicago will not let our residents have their fundamental rights isolated and violated. And Chicago will never relinquish our status as a welcoming city.
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
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- يتخلى عنArabic
- Verzicht leisten, überlassen, aufgeben, verzichten, abtreten, verlassenGerman
- renunciar, desistirSpanish
- رها کردنPersian
- luovuttaa, luopuaFinnish
- renoncer, abandonnerFrench
- liberare, rilasciare, cedere, consegnarsi, lasciare andare, ritirare, rinunciare, ritirarsi, consegnare, abbandonare, desistereItalian
- loslaten, verzaken, opgeven, [[verzaken]] ([[ann]]), vrijlatenDutch
- å gi oppNorwegian
- prepustiti, odstupiti, ustupitiSerbo-Croatian
- vazgeçmek, bırakmak, terk etmek, el çekmek, elini çekmekTurkish
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