giving up (part of speech: verb)
relinquishing (part of speech: verb)
resigning (part of speech: verb)
ridding (part of speech: verb)
abandoning (part of speech: verb)
- Only by keeping perspective can you hope to confirm and steady your view: only by relinquishing the impossible attempt to be complete can you achieve a relative completeness. - "The English Novel", George Saintsbury.
- " I had a very long walk; the fine weather tempted me too far," he said, with a faint smile, relinquishing her hand almost the moment it was taken. - "Mabel's Mistake", Ann S. Stephens.
- Her Britannic Majesty concluded a treaty with Honduras on the 28th November, 1859, and with Nicaragua on the 28th August, 1860, relinquishing the Mosquito protectorate. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.