|part of speech:
||abnegated, abnegates, abnegating
||to surrender (a right or privilege); renounce.
Since he's renounced his citizenship, he has also abnegated his right to vote.
- similar words:
||to give up; relinquish.
When she became a nun, she abnegated a life of comfort and ease.
||abdicate, renounce, surrender
||abnegation (n.), abnegator (n.)