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"
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"
a waif; a castaway
a woman put out of the protection of the law. See Waive, v. t., 3 (b), and the Note
to relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego
to throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert
to throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses
to desert; to abandon
to turn aside; to recede
Origin: [See Waive, v. t. ]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of waive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of waive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You either ask them to put a lot more down or have them sign something that they will waive the appraisal contingency.
It's absolutely true that the protests in Iran are affecting the calculus over the decision to waive sanctions on Tehran.
Our government is being completely open, but we can't waive their (taxes) for 20 years if they're going to put me in prison for allowing it.
Eskom's financial position does not allow us to waive penalties or renegotiate contracts simply because of the sake of rescuing a particular mine. We are not in the business of rescuing mines.
If Al Gore and George Bush had agreed three weeks before the election to concede the results and waive their right to a legal challenge or a recount, then there would be no Supreme Court case, i’m being asked to waive centuries of legal precedent designed to protect the voters.
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