Definition of resign:
- To commit to the care of; to consign.
- To relinquish; to abandon.
- To sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; - said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; - said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; - also often used reflexively.
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- abandon (part of speech: verb)
- relinquish (part of speech: verb)
- resign (part of speech: verb)
- give up (part of speech: verb)
- "Slavery and the Constitution", William Ingersoll Bowditch.
- "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
- "Marjorie Dean, High School Junior", Pauline Lester.