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Definition of Relinquishing
RelinquishingRelinquish 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.
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.
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