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synonyms for resign

  • abandon
  • abdicate
  • capitulate
  • cede
  • drop
  • fold
  • forgo
  • forsake
  • leave
  • quit
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • retire
  • secede
  • surrender
  • terminate
  • vacate
  • waive
  • yield
  • bail out
  • bow out
  • cease work
  • demit
  • divorce oneself from
  • drop out
  • end service
  • give notice
  • give up the ship
  • hand in resignation
  • hand over
  • hang it up
  • separate oneself from
  • sign off
  • stand aside
  • stand down
  • step down
  • throw in the towel
  • turn over
  • walk out
  • wash hands of
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antonyms for resign

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  • assert
  • begin
  • claim
  • come
  • continue
  • defend
  • do
  • fight
  • hold
  • join
  • keep
  • maintain
  • pursue
  • remain
  • retain
  • win
  • agree
  • take on
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How to use resign in a sentence

Amid the growing pressure, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer said on Wednesday that he would resign after only three months on the job.
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Hollerith resigned his appointment less than a year later, on March 31, 1884, and set up his own office as an “Expert and Solicitor of Patents.”
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After assuming the presidency in 1974 when Nixon resigned, Ford mounted a run for a full term in 1976, but it was hardly a coronation.
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South Africa — whose cricket administrators had resigned themselves to the inevitability of Kolpak — is also changing.
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The city acknowledged Monday that Cybele Thompson, the director of real estate assets Faulconer had recruited after his election in 2014 to clean up the department, was resigning.
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An assistant superintendent agreed recently to resign in exchange for $147,000 — the equivalent of 10 months’ pay — and gave up his right to sue.
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Before the investigative report was finalized and all complaints were closed, Carson agreed to resign in exchange for 10 months’ pay after spending two months on paid leave.
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He stepped down as board president, but did not resign from the board.
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Of course, I shall not resign my present position until I am sure that I am no longer a clerk, but a musician.
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I asked if any of the Trustees or the Faculty wished me to resign and was assured of the contrary.
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WORDS RELATED TO RESIGN

  • abandon
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • bag it
  • bail out
  • cede
  • demit
  • drop
  • forgo
  • give up
  • leave
  • leave high and dry
  • leave holding the bag
  • leave in the lurch
  • opt out
  • quit
  • quitclaim
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resign
  • retire
  • sell out
  • step down
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • waive
  • withdraw
  • yield
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