relinquishing (part of speech: verb)
resigning (part of speech: verb)
ridding (part of speech: verb)
renouncing (part of speech: verb)
abandoning (part of speech: verb)
- " She'll have him abdicating himself in another minute. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
- But the usurpation was not attended with the blessings of heaven: Isaac was stricken with disease before he had reigned a full year, and retired to a monastery to die, abdicating the throne and selecting his brother John as his successor. - "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
- In this protest Louis said: The constitution of the state guaranteed by the Emperor, my brother, gave me the right of abdicating in favour of my children. - "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10", Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne.