relinquishing (part of speech: verb)
disowning, quitting, abdicating, resigning, shedding, releasing, disclaiming, giving up, vacating, capitulating, forgoing, relinquishing, surrendering, deserting, renouncing, withdrawing, defecting, abandoning, forsaking
ridding (part of speech: verb)
- It was a contradiction that if Ida had now a fancy for waiving the rights she had originally been so hot about her late husband shouldn't jump at the monopoly for which he had also in the first instance so fiercely fought; but when Maisie, with a subtlety beyond her years, sounded this new ground her main success was in hearing her mother more freshly abused. - "What Maisie Knew", Henry James.
- But, waiving this, I deny that the abolition of slavery in the District would violate this clause. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- I'm afraid those Boston friends of yours have given us up as a bad lot," he went on, waiving the matter of his personal rectitude and returning to the affairs of his visitor; " and they've sent you out here to get their money, and I don't blame them. - "The Main Chance", Meredith Nicholson.