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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relinquishment, relinquishingnoun

    a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

  2. relinquishment, relinquishingnoun

    the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.


  1. relinquishing

    Relinquishing refers to the act of voluntarily giving up, surrendering, or letting go of something such as a possession, right, claim, or control. It often implies withdrawing from a responsibility or commitment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relinquishing

    of Relinquish

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relinquishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relinquishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of relinquishing in a Sentence

  1. Salvador Panelo:

    We are by no means relinquishing any inch of our sovereign rights, nor compromising the rights of our 22 fishermen. We are demanding justice for our countrymen, and we are using all legal means toward that end.

  2. John Rosa:

    Uniformity is the cornerstone of this four-year leader development model, this process reflects an initial relinquishing of self during which cadets learn the value of teamwork to function as a single unit.

  3. American Songwriter:

    I asked the same thing of every artist :' express me through your own eyes,' not only was I surprised at the artists that wanted to participate, but completely blown away by what everyone contributed. ... This record became such an enjoyment of experimentation and relinquishing control of my own work in a way that I've never done before.

  4. Brittany Bowe:

    Right after the race, I knew that if it came down to me relinquishing my spot for her to be named on the team, I would do that because she deserves it, she has earned the right to compete in her marquee event at the Olympics, and it was an honor to give her that spot for the opportunity to race for gold for Team USA.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    It has nothing to do with freedom, it has to do with protecting yourself and your family from a potentially deadly disease that has killed already over 800,000 Americans, but also relinquishing your societal responsibility to be part of the solution, instead of part of the problem.

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