HyperDic: resignation

English > 3 senses of the word resignation:
NOUNfeelingresignation, surrenderacceptance of despair
communicationresignationthe act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
communicationresignationa formal document giving notice of your intention to resign
resignation > pronunciation
Soundsreh.zahgney'shahn; reh.zihgney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > resignation: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaningacceptance of despair.
Synonymsurrender
Narrowerdefeatismacceptance of the inevitability of defeat
BroaderdespairThe feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
Spanishrendición, resignación
Catalanresignació
Verbsresignaccept as inevitable
English > resignation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.).
Narrowerabdication, stepping downA formal resignation and renunciation of powers
renunciation, renouncementAn act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishdimisión
Catalandimissió
Verbsresignleave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
resigngive up or retire from a position
English > resignation: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA formal document giving notice of your intention to resign.
Example"he submitted his resignation as of next month"
Narrowerabdication, stepping downThe act of abdicating
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Spanishdimisión
Catalandimissió
Verbsresigngive up or retire from a position

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