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waive

waive

 
 
pronunciation:
weIv
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: waived, waives, waiving
definition 1: to forgo or give up (a right, claim, or privilege).
He would not waive his right to a trial.
synonyms:
disclaim, forgo, relinquish, renounce
similar words:
abandon, cede, excuse, release, surrender, yield
definition 2: to suspend (a rule, law, or the like) temporarily or in a particular instance; refrain from enforcing.
The committee agreed to waive the residence requirement and allowed her to pay the lower tuition.
synonyms:
dispense with, suspend
similar words:
defer, dismiss, disregard, ignore, shelve
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