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relinquish

re·lin·quish

relinquish

 
pronunciation:
rih ling kwihsh
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: relinquished, relinquishes, relinquishing
definition: to surrender, release, or let go of; give up.
She relinquished her control of the property.He relinquished his rights as a citizen.The king relinquished his throne.
synonyms:
forgo, surrender, waive, yield
antonyms:
keep, seize
similar words:
abandon, abdicate, cede, discard, disclaim, forbear, forsake, give away, release, renounce, resign
derivation: relinquishment (n.)