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resignations, plural;
  1. An act of retiring or giving up a position
    • - he announced his resignation
  2. A document conveying someone's intention of retiring
    • - I'm thinking of handing in my resignation
  3. An act of ending a game by conceding defeat without being checkmated

  4. The acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable
    • - a shrug of resignation

  1. acceptance of despair
  2. the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
  3. a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign; "he submitted his resignation as of next month"
  4. (resign) vacate: leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
  5. (resign) leave office: give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
  6. (resign) release: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
  7. A resignation is the formal act of giving up or quitting one's office or position. It can also refer to the act of admitting defeat in a game like chess, indicated by the resigning player declaring "I resign", turning his king on its side, extending his hand, or stopping the chess clock. ...
  8. Resignation was a poem by Friedrich Schiller, published in 1786 in the journal Thalia.
  9. Houses third season ran from September 5, 2006 to May 29, 2007. Early in the season, House temporarily regains the use of his leg, due to Ketamine treatment, after he was shot in the season two finale. ...
  10. The Resignation is the fourth full length release from Californian ska punk band Rx Bandits. It peaked at #148 on the Billboard 200.
  11. (Resign (chess)) This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
  12. the act of resigning; a written or oral declaration that one resigns; state of uncomplaining, utter frustration
  13. (resign) To give up or hand over (something to someone); to relinquish ownership of. [from 14th c.]; To quit (a job or position). [from 14th c.]; To submit passively; to give up as hopeless or inevitable. [from 15th c.]
  14. (resigned) Characterized by resignation or acceptance
  15. (Resign) To accept defeat. Resignation is a form of settlement; when you resign you must specify whether you are resigning a single game, a gammon, or a backgammon (2), and the opponent must agree. Resigning is not allowed in tournament play before contact is broken.
  16. (Resign) To surrender the game to your opponent and lose the value of the current wager or stakes.
  17. (Resign) To voluntarily concede a game without playing on to checkmate, usually done when a player feels that continuing to play would be hopeless.
  18. (Resign) lose the game or ‘throw in the towel.’
  19. (Resign) the leftover burnt material in a bowl after the initial herb is gone, can be scraped and re-lit
  20. (Resign) to forfeit or concede a game of checkers.
  21. (Resign) to give up by declaration. Often players resign in view of inevitable checkmate or a tremendous disadvantage in material. (For instance, a rook)
  22. (resign) to give up a job - letter of resignation n.
  23. (resign) to give up a losing game before mate. It is polite to do so, and perhaps less painful for yourself, but some players play on in the hope of their opponent blundering.
  24. (resign) to, v.t . Kamm chhaddna ; istifa dena ; tajna ; likh ke dena ;