Synonyms of relinquishing


1. relinquishment, relinquishing, renunciation, renouncement

usage: a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

2. relinquishment, relinquishing, termination, ending, conclusion

usage: the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.


1. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up, pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give

usage: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"

2. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with

usage: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

3. foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish, abandon, give up

usage: turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"

4. let go of, let go, release, relinquish

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

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