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relinquished, past participle; relinquishes, 3rd person singular present; relinquishing, present participle; relinquished, past tense;
  1. Voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up
    • - he relinquished his managerial role to become chief executive

  1. release: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
  2. waive: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
  3. foreswear: turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
  4. let go of: release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
  5. (relinquished) that has been withdrawn or retreated from
  6. (relinquishing) relinquishment: a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
  7. 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
  8. to let go; surrender
  9. v. to give up control