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synonyms for relinquishes

  • abandon
  • abdicate
  • cede
  • drop out
  • forgo
  • hand over
  • quit
  • renounce
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • waive
  • withdraw
  • yield
  • abnegate
  • cast
  • desert
  • discard
  • ditch
  • drop
  • dump
  • forbear
  • forsake
  • forswear
  • kick
  • leave
  • release
  • repudiate
  • resign
  • sacrifice
  • shed
  • back down
  • cast off
  • cut loose
  • drop like hot potato
  • kiss good-bye
  • lay aside
  • opt out
  • quit cold turkey
  • retire from
  • stand down
  • swear off
  • take the oath
  • take the pledge
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antonyms for relinquishes

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  • allow
  • assert
  • claim
  • continue
  • defend
  • fight
  • hold
  • keep
  • remain
  • retain
  • stay
  • win
  • gather
  • maintain
  • revert
  • take up
  • take
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How to use relinquishes in a sentence

It was like one who relinquishes all pleading, all defence, and throws herself on the mercy of the judge.
LADY ROSE'S DAUGHTERMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
James' pragmatism frankly relinquishes any absolute standard in favor of relativity.
PREACHING AND PAGANISMALBERT PARKER FITCH
If a man relinquishes his seat to the woman, the escort must lift his hat and offer a word of thanks for the kindness.
BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, VOLUME 2LILLIAN EICHLER WATSON
Chaplain determines to have an investigation into the charges against him in the Prison Report, but relinquishes the idea.
THE PRISON CHAPLAINCY, AND ITS EXPERIENCESHOSEA QUINBY
The third generation—if it mix continuously with speakers of English—relinquishes entirely the exercise of the mother tongue.
PUBLIC SPEAKINGCLARENCE STRATTON
In a crowd he sometimes becomes belligerent, yet is easily led and easily relinquishes.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
He is not weaned till the advent of another child, or till he of his own accord relinquishes the breast.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
The bride relinquishes her father's arm, changes her bouquet from her right to her left, and gives her right hand to the groom.
ETIQUETTEEMILY POST
Fantine trembled at the sound of Javert's voice, and let go of the latch as a thief relinquishes the article which he has stolen.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
The suckling, however, soon relinquishes it and fills its place by a part of his own body.
A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOANALYSISSIGMUND FREUD
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