Abdicant
Abdicant \Ab"di*cant\, n. One who abdicates. --Smart. [1913 Webster]

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  • Abdicant — Ab di*cant, a. [L. abdicans, p. pr. of abdicare.] Abdicating; renouncing; followed by of. [1913 Webster] Monks abdicant of their orders. Whitlock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abdicant — /ab di keuhnt/, adj. 1. abdicating, forsaking, or deserting: to be abdicant of one s duty. n. 2. a person who abdicates; abdicator. [1645 55; < L abdicant (s. of abdicans), prp. of abdicare. See ABDICATE, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • abdicant — /ab di keuhnt/, adj. 1. abdicating, forsaking, or deserting: to be abdicant of one s duty. n. 2. a person who abdicates; abdicator. [1645 55; < L abdicant (s. of abdicans), prp. of abdicare. See ABDICATE, ANT] …   Useful english dictionary

  • abdicant — 1. adjective Abdicating; renouncing; followed by of. , Monks abdicant of their orders. Whitlock 2. noun One who abdicates. Smart …   Wiktionary

  • abdicant — ab|di|cant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • abdicant — æbdɪkÉ™nt n. one who abdicates, one who relinquishes office or power, one who renounces, one who resigns …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Resignation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Resignation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 resignation resignation retirement abdication renunciation abjuration Sgm: N 1 abandonment abandonment relinquishment PARAG:Resignation >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 resign …   English dictionary for students

  • renegade — n 1. defector, turncoat, recreant, ter giversator, Archaic. renegado; deserter, forsaker, ab dicator, abdicant; dropout, seceder, quitter, departer, leaver, bolter, runaway; traitor, betrayer, Inf. double crosser, Inf. double dealer, Sl. ratter,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Ecclesiastical Pension —     Ecclesiastical Pension     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Pension     The right to a certain sum of money to be paid yearly out of the revenues of a church or benefice to a cleric, on account of just reasons approved by an… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TAPROBANE — ZEILAN, teste Fo. Barriô cum Varrerio, insul. magna maris Indici intra Gengem contra Cory promontor. (non Sumatra, ut Mercator ait, longe in ortum distans, cum Ptol. illam apud Cory promontor. Indiae citerioris describat) cuius ambitus 2000. mill …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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