Definition of Relinquish. Meaning of Relinquish. Synonyms of Relinquish

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Definition of Relinquish

Relinquish
Relinquish Re*lin"quish (-kw?sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relinquished (-kw?sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Relinquishing.] [OF. relinquir, L. relinquere to leave behind; pref. re- re + linquere to leave. See Loan, and cf. Relic, Relict.] 1. To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit; as, to relinquish a pursuit. We ought to relinquish such rites. --Hooker. They placed Irish tenants upon the lands relinquished by the English. --Sir J. Davies. 2. To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign; as, to relinquish a debt. Syn: To resign; leave; quit; forsake; abandon; desert; renounce; forb?ar; forego. See Resign.

Meaning of Relinquish from wikipedia

- Relinquishment of United States nationality is the process under federal law by which a U.S. citizen or national voluntarily and intentionally gives up...
- her coinage in 36 BC. Antony's enlargement of the Ptolemaic realm by relinquishing directly-controlled Roman territory was exploited by his rival Octavian...
- the Beverly High School Boosters until he was voted out as he tried to relinquish Billy Baker from his coaching role without his presence. Dina Meyer as...
- Board of Control (BBBoC) since 1929. A champion will often voluntarily relinquish the title in order to fight for a higher-ranked championship, such as...
- away, followed by independence of India and ****stan in 1947. George relinquished the title of Emperor of India in June 1948 and instead adopted the new...
- Mauritania in 1975, a guerrilla war arose with local forces. Mauritania relinquished its claim in 1979, and the war lasted until a ceasefire in 1991. Morocco...
- Sith (2005). In 2012, Lucas sold his production company to Disney, relinquishing his ownership of the franchise. The subsequently-produced sequel trilogy...
- became scarce; data segments moved in memory when a given application had relinquished processor control. Windows 3.0, released in 1990, improved the design...
- Austrian control by the Treaty of Karlowitz in 1699. Emperor Charles VI relinquished many of the gains the empire made in the previous years, largely due...
- back-end deal Reeves made with the producers of The Matrix Reloaded, relinquishing his contractual right to a percentage of the earnings from the ticket...
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