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relinquish   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋlIŋkwIʃ 〕

Pronunciation

〔 riˊliŋkwiʃ 〕


Overview of verb relinquish

The verb relinquish has 4 senses


  • release, relinquish, resign, free, give up -- (part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne")

  • waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with -- (do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas")

  • foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish -- (turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever")

  • let go of, let go, release, relinquish -- (release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall")