Thesaurus / relinquishes
other words for relinquishes
- drop out
- hand over
- 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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For years we had been taught that an army that relinquishes the offensive acknowledges itself as beaten.
FROM THE ST. LAWRENCE TO THE YSER WITH THE 1ST CANADIAN BRIGADEFREDERIC C. CURRY
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
Then he bent forward, turned out the gas, arose with the air of a man who relinquishes a difficult task.
SOUL OF A BISHOPH. G. WELLS
But he forgets or relinquishes this antithesis, when he presents to us the Inductive process as a given variety of Syllogism.
There is nothing more precious to a man than his will; there is nothing which he relinquishes with so much reluctance.
For the beloved, one relinquishes all else—performs the greatest prodigies.
Vida Levering relinquishes an impulse to follow, and sits left centre.
VOTES FOR WOMENELIZABETH ROBINS
Article I. Spain relinquishes all claim of sovereignty over and title to Cuba.
PROBLEMS OF EXPANSIONWHITELAW REID
He expects an equivalent for what he relinquishes, and insists on it as his right.
SLAVERYWILLIAM E. CHANNING
Begging Patroclus to forgive him for robbing his ghost of this last satisfaction, he relinquishes to Priam the body of his son.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL I OF 2)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS