resign

  • 21resign — v 1.(usu. in reference to office or position) abdicate, renounce, give up, Law. disclaim, lay down, part with, retire from, vacate, abnegate, Chiefly Scot. demit; relinquish, let go, deliver up, hand over, transfer, turn over; surrender, submit,… …

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  • 22resign — verb 1) the manager resigned Syn: leave, give notice, stand down, step down; informal quit 2) 19 MPs resigned their seats Syn: give up, leave, vacate, stand down from; informal quit, pack in …

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  • 23resign — re•sign [[t]rɪˈzaɪn[/t]] v. i. 1) to give up an office or position (often fol. by from) 2) to submit; yield: to resign before the inevitable[/ex] 3) to give up (an office, position, etc.), often formally 4) to relinquish (a right, claim, etc.) 5) …

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  • 24resign — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French resigner, from Latin resignare, literally, to unseal, cancel, from re + signare to sign, seal more at sign Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. relegate, consign; especially to give (oneself)… …

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  • 25resign — verb /ɹɪˈzʌɪn/ a) To give up or hand over (something to someone); to relinquish ownership of. And if the perfection of well speaking might bring any glorie sutable unto a great personage , Scipio and Lelius would never have resigned the honour of …

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  • 26resign — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abdicate, abjure, accede, accept, acknowledge defeat, acquiesce, assent, be agreeable, be pensioned, be superannuated, cease, cede, circulate, come across with, come off, comply, consent, cry quits, cut out,… …

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  • 27resign — see SIGN …

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  • 28resign — re·sign || rɪ zaɪn v. quit an office or position; relinquish, give up, abdicate; submit to, quietly accept …

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  • 29resign — signer …

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  • 30resign —    to be dismissed from employment    The word is used by and of the employee to save face:     I worked as a personal secretary in London until I was fi... until I resigned. (Bradbury, 1976) …

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  • 31resign v — resignedly adv …

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  • 32resign — I. v. a. 1. Yield, surrender, relinquish, forego, abandon, quit, forsake, abdicate, leave, give up, assign back, give back. 2. Withdraw, give up, renounce. 3. Yield, submit, give up, confide. 4. Yield, commit, submit. II. v. n. Abdicate,… …

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  • 33resign — verb 1) the executive director resigned Syn: leave, hand in one s notice, give notice, stand down, step down; informal quit, jump ship 2) three state senators resigned their seats Syn: give up, leave, vacate, stand down from; infor …

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  • 34resign — re·sign …

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  • 35resign —   Ha alele, waiho …

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  • 36resign — See resignation …

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  • 37resign — see SIGN …

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  • 38resign — v. 1 intr. a (often foll. by from) give up office, one s employment, etc. (resigned from the Home Office). b (often foll. by as) retire (resigned as chief executive). 2 tr. (often foll. by to, into) relinquish; surrender; hand over (a right,… …

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  • 39Resign-to-run laws — are laws in several juridictions in democracies where a current office holder cannot run for another office.=Rationale and Advantages= * Campaigning may be time consuming; campaigners may short change their jobs while running for another office.… …

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  • 40resign yourself — to make yourself accept something that is bad or that cannot be changed usually + to We resigned ourselves to the fact that we were going to lose the game. You don t have to resign yourself to doing a job that you don t enjoy. see also resigned …

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