Definitions for relinquish
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release, relinquish, resign, free, give upverb
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 withverb
do without or cease to hold or adhere to
"We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquishverb
turn away from; give up
"I am foreswearing women forever"
let go of, let go, release, relinquishverb
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
Etymology: From relinquisshen, from the inflected stem of relinquir, from relinquere, itself, from re- + linquere
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: relinquo, Lat.
The habitation there was utterly relinquished. George Abbot.
The English colonies grew poor and weak, though the English lords grew rich and mighty; for they placed Irish tenants upon the lands relinquished by the English. Davies.
The ground of God’s sole property in any thing is, the return of it made by man to God; by which act he relinquishes and delivers back to God all his right to the use of that thing, which before had been freely granted him by God. Robert South, Sermons.
In case it may be proved, that amongst the number of rites and orders common unto both, there are particulars, the use whereof is utterly unlawful, in regard of some special bad and noisom quality; there is no doubt but we ought to relinquish such rites and orders, what freedom soever we have to retain the other still. Richard Hooker, b. iv. s. II.
Overcome is the fourth studio album by the American metalcore band All That Remains. It was released on September 19, 2008. Overcome is the first album by All That Remains that was not produced by Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage and also the first album with drummer Jason Costa.
To relinquish means to voluntarily let go of or give up something such as a responsibility, right, possession, or control, often in a formal or official way. It could also mean to cease to keep or to abandon.
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
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.
I love my brother and respect his talent, but his present demand that I must give up my equal share of the band and that our drummer for 28 years and original partner, Steve Gorman, relinquish 100 percent of his share, reducing him to a salaried employee, is not something I could agree to.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
As the author of a work, I don't relinquish author-ity to just any critic, particularly not to people whose work I've not read or don't respect; those biased by envy are the least relevant, and grounded grammarians who strangle or sterilize under a banner of superiority are a close second.
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, verzichten, überlassen, abtreten, verlassen, aufgebenGerman
- renunciar, desistirSpanish
- رها کردنPersian
- luovuttaa, luopuaFinnish
- renoncer, abandonnerFrench
- abbandonare, consegnare, ritirarsi, desistere, liberare, rinunciare, rilasciare, ritirare, lasciare andare, consegnarsi, cedereItalian
- verzaken, opgeven, loslaten, vrijlaten, [[verzaken]] ([[ann]])Dutch
- å gi oppNorwegian
- odstupiti, prepustiti, ustupitiSerbo-Croatian
- elini çekmek, vazgeçmek, el çekmek, bırakmak, terk etmekTurkish
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