HyperDic: relinquish

English > 4 senses of the word relinquish:
VERBpossessionrelinquish, release, resign, free, give uppart with a possession or right
socialrelinquish, waive, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense withdo without or cease to hold or adhere to
possessionrelinquish, foreswear, renounce, quitturn away from
contactrelinquish, let go of, let go, releaserelease, as from one's grip
relinquish > pronunciation
Soundsrihlih'ngkwihsh; riylih'ngkwihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > relinquish: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningPart with a possession or right.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"
Synonymsrelease, resign, free, give up
NarrowerderequisitionRelease from government control
sacrifice, giveendure the loss of
Broaderpass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, giveplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishliberar, renunciar
Catalanalliberar, deslliurar, renunciar
Nounsrelinquishingthe act of giving up and abandoning / abandoning a struggle / struggle / struggle or task etc.
relinquishmenta verbal / verbal act of renouncing / renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
English > relinquish: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningDo without or cease to hold or adhere to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "relinquish the old ideas"
Synonymswaive, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with
Narrowerkick, give upstop consuming
Spanishdejar, renunciar, renunicar, sacrificar
Catalandeixar, renunciar, sacrificar
English > relinquish: 4 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningturn away from; give up.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsforeswear, renounce, quit
Narrowerdisclaimrenounce a legal claim or title to
Broaderabandon, give upGive up with the intent of never / never claiming again
Spanishdespedirse, relinquir, renunciar
Nounsrelinquishinga verbal / verbal act of renouncing / renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
relinquishmentthe act of giving up and abandoning / abandoning a struggle / struggle / struggle or task etc.
English > relinquish: 4 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningRelease, as from one's grip.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
Synonymslet go of, let go, release
Narrowerbring out, let outbring out of a specific state
discharge, muster outRelease from military service
disengage, withdrawRelease from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
popRelease suddenly
toggleRelease by a toggle switch
unclaspRelease from a clasp
unhandRemove the hand from
unleashRelease or vent
unleashRelease from a leash
unleash, let loose, looseTurn loose or free from restraint
Oppositehold, take holdHave or hold in one's hands or grip
Spanishdejar ir, liberar, renunciar, soltar
Catalandeixar anar, renunciar
Nounsrelinquishmentthe act of giving up and abandoning / abandoning a struggle / struggle / struggle or task etc.

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