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Amid the growing pressure, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer said on Wednesday that he would resign after only three months on the job.

From Fortune

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.”

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.

South Africa — whose cricket administrators had resigned themselves to the inevitability of Kolpak — is also changing.

From Ozy

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.

There is no requirement for a member of Congress to resign after pleading guilty to a felony.

The penalty is only rarely imposed, as members often resign before they can be voted out of Congress.

He was eventually allowed to leave, but he was forced to resign as ambassador and now lives in Washington, effectively in exile.

Hanley was forced to come out of the closet and resign all at once.

A call from the stage for President Peña Nieto to resign drew the loudest applause.

Of course, I shall not resign my present position until I am sure that I am no longer a clerk, but a musician.

I asked if any of the Trustees or the Faculty wished me to resign and was assured of the contrary.

Resign yourselves to the order of destiny, which decrees that you, like all other beings, should not endure forever.

As for me, I am going to resign my fellowship, and to make myself useful at Lillyston Court.

I had nothing now to do but resign myself to all the horrors of long captivity, and to the sentence of death.


On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to resign, such as: abandon, abdicate, capitulate, cede, drop, and fold.

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