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Word of the Day - Resign


How to Pronounce Resign
How to Pronounce Resign

Resign – r ih z ay n

To voluntarily leave your job

He resigned from the government after his affair



Definition verb (used without object)

to give up an office or position, often formally (often followed by from

to submit; yield

verb (used with object)

to give up (an office, position, etc.), often formally.

to relinquish (a right, claim, agreement, etc.).

to give or sign over, as to the control or care of another

to submit (oneself, one's mind, etc.) without resistance.


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Synonyms for resign

abandon, abdicate, capitulate, cede, drop, fold, forgo, forsake, leave, quit, relinquish, renounce, retire, secede, surrender, terminate, vacate, waive, yield


Dictionary Entries near resign

residual urine, residual volume, residuary, residue, residuum, resign, resignation, resigned, resignee, resile, resilience

First known use

1325–75; Middle English resignen<Middle French resigner<Latin resignāre to open, release, cancel, equivalent to re-re- + signāre to mark, seal, sign


Word of the Day - Resign
Word of the Day - Resign

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